Regularity: Regularly occurring
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNA - Not Applicable
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked
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This vigorous, coarsely textured evergreen shrub has an upright habit and 8-inch-long, lustrous, deeply veined oval leaves with dark blue-green surfaces and pale green undersides. The leaf stems are fuzzy brown. In spring, fragrant creamy-white flowers bloom in clusters. Blue berries form in June and become plump through September, maturing to glossy black. Plants grow 10-15 feet tall and wide. Viburnum rhytidophyllum (Leatherleaf Viburnum) is a species of Viburnum, native to Asia.
Cultivation and uses
It is commonly grown as an ornamental plant for its evergreen foliage and is tolerant of deep shade.
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