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Illinois Native Plant Guide - Arrow Wood Viburnum - Pages 158-159

Illinois Native Plant Guide

Arrow Wood Viburnum
Viburnum dentatum lucidum (V. recognitum)

Preferred Water Depth and Inundation Tolerance

Prefers dry to moist soil.

Wildlife Value

Provides cover and nesting habitat for songbirds.

Application/Zone

Used for upland slope buffer stabilization.

Availability, Establishment, and Maintenance

  • Available as bare root or balled and burlapped. Spreads vegetatively.
  • For seeds warm, moist stratification followed by cold, moist stratification has been reported to break dormacy.

Arrow Wood Viburnum
Viburnum dentatum lucidum (V. recognitum)

Mature HeightArrow Wood Viburnum
Up to 10 feet

Plant Type
Deciduous shrub

Indicator Status
Facultative Wet (-)

pH
Not available

Nutrient Load Tolerance
Low to moderate

Salt Tolerance
Not available

Siltation Tolerance
Low to moderate

Flowering Color and Time
White
May to June

Light Preference
Partial to full sun

Seeding Rate
Not applicable

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