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American Cranberrybush - Viburnum opulus

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Collected from Missoula County. Possibly escaped from cultivation?
 
General Description
Stems spreading to erect, branched, 1–3 m; twigs green-brown, glabrous. Leaves stipulate; blades ovate, 3-lobed above, dentate or lobed again, 4–10 cm long, hirsute beneath; lobes acuminate. Inflorescence 6–10 cm across. Flowers corolla subrotate, 2–3 mm long; outermost ring of flowers rotate, sterile, 1–2 cm across. Drupe red, 10–15 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC to NL south to WA, MT, SD, IL and PA; Europe. Probably escaped from cultivation in MT; introduced in Missoula and Ravalli counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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