Southern Arrowwood – 6/13/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/13/20

Observation Time: 5:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Southern Arrowwood

Scientific Name: Viburnum dentatum

Comments: Native Americans reportedly used the straight stems of this species for arrow shafts, hence the common name. The scientific name “dentatum” refers to the toothed edges of its leaves.

More Information: Missouri Botanical Garden