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| Possum-haw Viburnum, Possum-haw, Withe-rod, Smooth Withe-rod, Naked Withe-rod, Bilberry, Nanny-berry, Swamp-haw Viburnum|
Possumhaw viburnum enjoys wet, mucky soil and grows near streams and in damp forests and acid bogs of the East Texas Pineywoods, east to Florida and north to New England. It is an erect and spreading plant, having lustrous leaves and white flowers in spring. Its blue-black fruit are eaten by a number of birds.
Plant Habit or Use: medium shrub
Exposure: partial sun
Flower Color: white
Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: blue - black drupe
Height: 8 to 16 feet
Width: 5 feet
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: high
Soil Requirements: acid