Taxon  Report   8259    
Viburnum ellipticum  Hook.
Common viburnum,  Viburnum
Viburnum ellipticum
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Viburnum ellipticum
© 2012 Doug Wirtz
Viburnum ellipticum
© 2007 Tom Engstrom
Viburnum ellipticum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Viburnum ellipticum
© 2012 Len Lindstrand III
Genus: Viburnum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Viburnum ellipticum var. macrocarpum
More information about  Viburnum ellipticum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).