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    White flowers of small-leaf arrow-wood (Viburnum obovatum) in a wooded area.

    A Comprehensive Guide to Small-Leaf Arrow-wood (Viburnum obovatum)

    Small-Leaf Arrow-wood (Viburnum obovatum) is a shrub that is native in the southeastern United States. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 10 feet to 25 feet tall,… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Small-Leaf Arrow-wood (Viburnum obovatum)

    White flowers of western blackhaw (Viburnum ellipticum).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Western Blackhaw (Viburnum ellipticum)

    Western blackhaw (Viburnum ellipticum) is a shrub that is native to the western United States. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 4 feet to 12 feet tall,… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Western Blackhaw (Viburnum ellipticum)

    White flowers of smooth arrow-wood (Viburnum recognitum) in a wooded area.

    A Comprehensive Guide to Smooth Arrow-wood (Viburnum recognitum)

    Smooth Arrow-wood (Viburnum recognitum) is a shrub that is native to the south-central and eastern United States and eastern Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 5… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Smooth Arrow-wood (Viburnum recognitum)

    White flowers of squashberry (Viburnum edule) in a wooded area.

    A Comprehensive Guide to Squashberry (Viburnum edule)

    Squashberry (Viburnum edule) is a shrub that is native to Canada, Alaska, and the northern tier of the United States. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 2… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Squashberry (Viburnum edule)

    White flowers of rusty blackhaw (Viburnum rufidulum).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Rusty Blackhaw (Viburnum rufidulum)

    Rusty Blackhaw (Viburnum rufidulum) is a shrub that is native to the mid-western, south-central, and eastern United States. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 6 feet to… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Rusty Blackhaw (Viburnum rufidulum)

    White flowers of downy arrow-wood (Viburnum rafinesquianum).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Downy Arrow-wood (Viburnum rafinesquianum)

    Downy Arrow-wood (Viburnum rafinesquianum) is a shrub that is native to the mid-western and eastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 5 feet… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Downy Arrow-wood (Viburnum rafinesquianum)

    Unripe fruits of smooth blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolium).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Smooth Blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolium)

    Smooth Blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolium) is a shrub that is native to the mid-western and eastern United States. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 7 feet to 30… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Smooth Blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolium)

    Whitish flowers of highbush cranberry (Viburnum opulus).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Highbush Cranberry (Viburnum opulus)

    Highbush Cranberry (Viburnum opulus) is a shrub that has one variety (var. americanum) that is native to the northern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton).… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Highbush Cranberry (Viburnum opulus)

    Whitish flowers of possumhaw (Viburnum nudum).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Possumhaw (Viburnum nudum)

    Possumhaw (Viburnum nudum) is a shrub that is native to the eastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 5 feet to 15 feet… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Possumhaw (Viburnum nudum)

    Black and red fruits of nannyberry (Viburnum lentago).

    A Comprehensive Guide to Nanny-Berry (Viburnum lentago)

    Nanny-Berry (Viburnum lentago) is a shrub that is native to the north-central and northeastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 15 feet to… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Nanny-Berry (Viburnum lentago)

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