Squashberry viburnum

  • Latin name: Viburnum edule (Michx.) Raf.
  • French name: Viorne comestible
  • Taxonomic Serial Number: 35261
Description

Leaves

  • Leaf - squashberry viburnum

Form

  • 3-lobed
  • Upper surface crinkled
  • Lower surface hairy
  • Long-stalked

Autumn colour

  • Red

Buds

  • Lateral bud and leaf scar - squashberry viburnum

Form

  • Terminal bud present

Flowers

  • Flower cluster - squashberry viburnum

Form

  • In small clusters (compound cymes)

Width

  • 1–2.5 cm

Colour

  • White

Structure

  • Synoecious

Fruits

  • Fruit cluster - squashberry viburnum

Form

  • In clusters of 2–5
  • Bitter

Colour

  • Red

Structure

  • Drupe

Habitat

Site

  • An understory species in many forests

Range

Across Canada

Photos
  • Squashberry viburnum
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