Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Linden Viburnum - Viburnum dilatatum   Thunberg
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DistributionCollected from 4 counties in the Mountains and Piedmont, from 1984-2016. Invasive to the Bog Garden in Greensboro and being eradicated (Diane Laslie email Sept 2022).

Native of Eastern Asia; in N.A. MA to NC; also IL.
AbundanceRare and scattered on the landscape, but may be locally numerous.
HabitatEscape to yard, campus woods, campus creek bank, campus Eco Preserve, town greenway, horticultural garden.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting May-June.
IdentificationLinden Viburnum has broadly elliptical to obovate (or even orbicular) leaves, rapidly narrowed to a drip-tip. The margins are evenly toothed, the surfaces pubescent. The flower clusters are typical of other viburnums -- a broad and domed umbel-like inflorescence of numerous and closely packed white flowers. The fruits are bright red, fading to dull red.
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Diane LaslieInvasive to Bog Garden, Greensboro, 2022. GuilfordPhoto_non_natural
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