Other common names:
Virone de Rafinesque
Muskroot Family (Adoxaceae), (Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae))
Shrub; Leaves are prominently toothed and have stipules. Usually downy.
Southern Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum) - very similar, but occurs only in the very southern part of Ontario.
Spring, Summer; White; 5 parts (petals); White, 5 petals, mid June (late spring).
Opposite/Whorled, Simple, Toothed; Opposite. Have stipules. Prominently toothed.
Black fruit in late summer.
Forests, Fields and Open Areas; Dry places.
Shrubs of Ontario: 467
Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 302
Easily confused with Southern Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum), which is not very common and occurs mostly in extreme southern Ontario.
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