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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Viburnum rufidulum

Rusty Blackhaw, Southern Blackhaw, Rusty Nannyberry, Blue Haw

Scientific Name:

Viburnum rufidulum

Genus:

Viburnum

Species Epithet:

rufidulum

Common Name:

Rusty Blackhaw, Southern Blackhaw, Rusty Nannyberry, Blue Haw

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Adoxaceae (Moschatel Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

6-12 ft., 12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Bloom Time:

March, April

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Dry woodlands, dry-mesic woodlands and forests, especially common over mafic rocks (but not at all restricted to such sites). In NC, fairly common in most of the Piedmont, but seldom really common. Infrequent to fairly common in the Coastal Plain, except rare in the far eastern counties. Very rare in the mountains, at low elevations.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Highest Wildlife Value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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