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Scientific Name: Viburnum edule
Pronunciation: vy-BUR-num ED-yew-lee
Common Name: moosewood, squashberry, mooseberry
Family Name: Adoxaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Leaves have 3 shallow lobes towards apex (except for new leaves near stem tips), margin sharply toothed, petioles with a few glandular dots.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Stiffly upright, Twiggy
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Wildlife food
Additional Info: Google
moosewood, squashberry, mooseberry
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Pinnate venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Rounded
Margins: Dentate, Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Corymb-like, Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Time at Peak: Jun

Fruit Type: Drupe
Fruit Colour: Red, Orange
Fruiting Time: Aug
Additional Info: Showy, Edible

Bark or Stem Colour: Dark Grey, Red

Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : needed
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