Nannyberry Viburnum lentago
Honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae family

Leaves are egg-shaped to narrowly elliptical and are finely toothed. They are mostly hairless and are from 2"-5" long.

Flowers/Fruits: Flowers grow in large clusters 2"-5" in diameter and are made up of tiny white flowers, blooms May through June. Fruits are blue to black in color and appear August through September.

Buds/Twigs: Buds are brown to gray and are rough, appearing in two sizes, both having two scales. Twigs are also rough and hairless.

Form/Habitat: Nannyberry can either be considered a small tree or a large shrub and commonly grows to a hieght of 9'-18', with a maximum hieght of 30'.

Winter Identification: Nannyberry has very distinct opposite growth. The end bud has a round base that extends into a very long, narrow point.

NWI Status: FAC

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