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Hobblebush (Viburnum lantanoides)
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Other common names: Moosewood
Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle)
Height: 3 to 10 ft. (shrub)
Blooms: May to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
More photos of this flower
- Wild Hydrangea
Either may have larger flowers around the outer edge of the cluster, though this is more common in hobblebush. Individual tiny hydrangea flowers have 8 or more stamens, while hobblebush has 5. The shape and texture of the leaves are different.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!