linden viburnum Caprifoliaceae Viburnum dilatatum
Leaf:Opposite, simple, broadly ovate to elliptical, 3 to 5 inches long, coarsely toothed, pubescent on both surfaces, dark green, wrinkled surface.
Flower:Individuals small, creamy white, displayed in showy 3 to 5 inch flat-topped clusters, usually flowers very heavily in late spring to early summer.
Fruit:Bright red drupes, 1/3 inch long, ripening in late summer, persist into the winter where they appear as bright red raisins. In abundance they can be quite showy.
Twig:Slender, gray-brown, fuzzy, with small orange lenticels, buds are pubescent at tips and reddish brown.
Bark:Essentially smooth, gray-brown with prominent orange lenticels.
Form:Multi-stemmed shrub up to 10 feet tall and nearly as wide.