Viburnum acerifolium


Common Names: Mapleleaf viburnum, dockmackie
Category: Trees
Sub-category: Adoxaceae


It is a shrub growing to 1 to 2 m tall. The leaves are in opposite pairs, 5 to 10 cm long and broad, three- to five-lobed, the lobes with a serrated margin, and the leaf surface has a fuzzy texture. There is a diverse manifestation of autumn color with this species from pale yellow to bright yellow to orange or pink, rose, or red-purple depending on the light exposure and weather conditions. The flowers are white with five small petals, produced in terminal cymes 4 to 8 cm diameter. The fruit is a small red to purple-black drupe 4 to 8 mm long. It grows in and around upland forest, able to do well in full shade and dry soils.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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