Viburnum prunifolium L., Caprifoliaceae

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Common name: Black haw.

Voucher: Kostadinov 141, (URV)

Brief description: A shrub or small tree to 8 m; the stems and foliage glabrous or brown-scurfy when young. Leaves are oblong or elliptic to obovate, simple, opposite, entire, pinnately veined, margins serrulate.  Flowers are perfect, white, in sessile, (3)4-rayed cymes, the marginal ones bigger and sterile. Fruits are a sweetish, blue-black, ellipsoid to subglobose 1-stoned drupe; the stone is flat, scarcely grooved. 

Campus data: Rarely in the wild as undergrowth of Westhampton Forest. Practically absent elsewhere on campus.