Viburnum lentago, Nannyberry Viburnum

Size: shrub, 20-35' average height at maturity, 10-20' spread

Buds: winter buds have valvate scales, flower buds long-pointed and swollen at base, bud scales gray, vegetative buds long-pointed but not swollen at base

Leaves: deciduous, opposite, 2-4" long, 1-2" wide, simple, ovate to elliptical-ovate, acuminate tips, finely toothed, petioles often have wavy margin, shiny dark green above, purple-red in fall but often drop while still green

Twigs: brownish, slightly pubescent or glabrous

Flowers: monoecious or dioecious, creamy white with yellow stamens, in flat-topped 3-4.5" cymes

Fruit: .5" oval drupe, matures from green to yellow, rose, or pink, ultimately bluish black with a bloom