Index- plants in this Family
Caprifoliaceae / Honeysuckle
Blue Haw (Viburnum rufidulum)
Blue Haw is also known as Rusty Blackhaw and Southern Blackhaw.

Plant Type: This is a shrub or small tree, it is a perennial which can reach a height of 8 Meters (26 feet ) .
Leaves: The leaf arrangement is opposite. Leaves can reach 8cm in length (3inches). Each leaf is serrate, shinny, reddish brown beneath, elliptic or obovate.
Flowers: The flowers have 5 Regular Parts and are up to 0.8cm wide (0.3 inches). They are white. Blooms first appear in early spring and continue into mid spring. In cymes to 8cm (3") wide. Cymes sessile or peduncle less than 5mm (0.2") long.
Fruit: Dark blue, glaucous drupe to 15mm (0.6").
Habitat: Dry woods.
Range: From Kansas to Virginia south to Texas and Florida.

      Color Photo     More Info      Classification


Ads on this page help pay for this site but if you see one that seems inappropriate here such as one that is counter to the pro environmental theme please let me know which Ad and I will block it.
Report a Bad Ad








© James Henderson   E-mail      Image use policy



Ads on this page help pay for this site but if you see one that seems inappropriate here such as one that is counter to the pro environmental theme please let me know which Ad and I will block it. Report a Bad Ad



More Info:  
The Search below may provide more information about this species. Some of URLs may have been used as a source for this page not otherwise cited. Most of the information not cited comes from multiple sources that can be found in the Books page. The USDA plant links are provided by: USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database (http://plants.usda.gov/). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. You can check species names at ITIS Advanced Search to see if they meet the current ITIS taxonomic criteria.
 

By: B. Eugene Wofford and Edward W. Chester. , ISBN:1572332050

Both a key and 380 color photos make this book useful for identifing the woody plants of Tennessee.



Classification:  
Kingdom
Plantae
Plants
|Division
Magnoliophyta
Angiosperms / Flowering Plants
|Class
Magnoliopsida
Dicots / Two Seed Leaves
|Subclass
Asteridae
Aster
||Family
Caprifoliaceae
Honeysuckle
|Subfamily

|Tribe

|Genus
Viburnum

< < < H HREF=HTTP://2bnthewild.com/S3.htm> Image use policy

File date-15-Mar-08