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Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Sometimes referred to as Wild Raisin because of its dark ripe fruit, this species is the most showy of the native Viburnums with lustrous leaves, multi-colored drupes, and stunning fall foliage. The shrub is indigenous to low woods, swamps, and bogs throughout the region.*
*It is frequent in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont in VA, MD, and DE and found throughout much of NJ and PA. V. nudum var. nudum (Southern Wild Raisin) is restricted to Long Island in NY, although V. nudum var. cassinoides (Northern Wild Raisin) is found throughout the state.
Multi-colored drupes replace the flowers arranged in this type of inflorescence–can you name it?