Genus Viburnum, L. (Haw and Viburnum)
Leaves - simple; opposite; edge closely and sharply toothed. Outline - egg-shape. Apex - pointed. Base - round. Quite variable. Leaf/Stem - winged on both sides with a wavy border; when young, sprinkled with brownish glands. Leaf - about three to four inches long, and half as wide or more; smooth. Flowers - white, in flat, stemless clusters. May, June. Fruit - one half inch long; oval; sweetish; red, becoming almost black when ripe; edible. Found - from Hudson’s Bay through the Northern States, southward to Georgia. Common in swamps and rich, moist soil. General Information - A tree fifteen to twenty feet high, with hard, ill-smelling wood.
Keywordsleaf, trees of northeast America, trees of northeast United States, tree with simple leaves, edge toothed, leaves opposite
Newhall, Charles S. The Trees of North-Eastern America (New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1900) 145