doublefile viburnum Caprifoliaceae Viburnum plicatum
Leaf:Opposite, simple, ovate, serrate, 2 to 4 inches long, dark green above, wrinkled, pubescent beneath.
Flower:White, the outer sterile flowers are much larger, occur in large showy clusters several inches wide, appearing in spring.
Fruit:Bright red drupes in large clusters, 1/3 inch long, ripens to black in late summer.
Twig:Slender, light gray-brown, numerous opposite short twigs, faint pinkish scruffy buds, flower buds are valvate, vegetative buds are naked.
Bark:Gray-brown, darkens with age and develops shallow ridges.
Form:A small shrub reaching 6 to 10 feet in height.