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Shrub, slender, generally hairy, also ± glandular, especially in inflorescence, generally deciduous. Leaf: simple. Inflorescence: compound cyme, generally terminal, rounded or ± flat-topped, generally with oblanceolate bracts; peduncles 1.5–4 cm; rays generally 7. Flower: ovary chambers 1 (2 abort), ovules pendent; style short, stigma lobes 3. Fruit: drupe, drupe-like. Seed: 1.
± 250 species: northern temperate, subtropics. (Latin: for pliable branches used in binding) Viburnum rigidum Vent. possibly naturalized in San Francisco Bay Area (Tilden Park).

Key to Viburnum

1. Leaves (except upper) ± widely elliptic, 3-lobed, dentate ..... V. edule

1' Leaves elliptic to round or cordate, unlobed, coarsely dentate above middle ..... V. ellipticum


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