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Taxon: Viburnum opulus L. var. americanum Aiton

Genus: Viburnum
Family: Adoxaceae. Also placed in: Caprifoliaceae Viburnaceae
Nomen number: 41396
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 1:373. 1789
Name verified on: 11-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard, as Viburnum trilobum)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide Dict Gard,as Viburnum trilobum)
  • Human food: beverage base   (fide Cornucopia, as Viburnum trilobum)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Cornucopia, as Viburnum trilobum)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario [s.], Prince Edward Island, Quebec [s.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.], British Columbia [s.], Manitoba [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana [n.], Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio [n.], Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois [n.], Iowa [n.], Minnesota, Nebraska [Douglas Co.], North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho [n.], Washington, Wyoming [Crook Co.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Virginia [n.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana. [= V. trilobum Marsh.].
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [= V. trilobum Marsh.].
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. [= V. trilobum Marsh.].
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. [= V. trilobum Marsh.].
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. [= V. trilobum Marsh.].
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. [= V. trilobum Marsh.].

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Viburnum opulus L. var. americanum Aiton:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Viburnum opulus var. americanum cultivars

Images:

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?41396 (17 April 2014)

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