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Nannyberry

Scientific name
Viburnum lentago
Plant Family
Nannyberry is a shrub with white flowers, berry-like fruits on reddish stems, and leaves arranged oppositely along the stem. The fruits turn blue-black when ripe.
Identification Hints

Nannyberry is a shrub with white flowers, berry-like fruits on reddish stems, and leaves arranged oppositely along the stem. The fruits turn blue-black when ripe.

Did You Know?

According to the USDA PLANTS database, Nannyberry blooms between May to June and fruits between July to September. Branches that droop down to the ground will sometimes root in place.

States
AL, CO, CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY