smooth arrowwood Carprifoliaceae Viburnum recognitum
Leaf:Opposite, simple, oval to elliptical, serrated to toothed margins, 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches long, shiny dark green above, paler lacking pubescent below.
Flower:Small, white in flat topped clusters, 2 to 4 inches across, yellow stamens, appearing in late spring.
Fruit:Bluish black, oval drupes, 1/3 inch long, occurring in clusters, ripening in early fall.
Twig:Slender, ridged and angled, glabrous or slightly velvety, buds 1/4 inch, green to brown, several scales present.
Bark:Gray to grayish brown, smooth getting finely scaly with size.
Form:Many branching shrubs to 15 feet, arching branches forming an overall rounded crown.