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Viburnum rafinesqueanum Schult.
downy arrowwood

General Information
Symbol: VIRA
Group: Dicot
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
VIAF Viburnum affine Bush
VIAFH Viburnum affine Bush var. hypomalacum S.F. Blake
VIRAA Viburnum rafinesqueanum Schult. var. affine (Bush) House downy arrowwood
VIRAR Viburnum rafinesqueanum Schult. var. rafinesqueanum downy arrowwood


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Dipsacales
Family Caprifoliaceae – Honeysuckle family
Genus Viburnum L. – viburnum
Species Viburnum rafinesqueanum Schult. – downy arrowwood

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Viburnum rafinesqueanum var. rafinesqueanum
downy arrowwood
downy arrowwood
New Hampshire
downy arrow-wood



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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