[Viburnums West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Cranberry-tree, European Cranberrybush, European Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry Tree, Guelder Rose, Snowball

Viburnum opulus var. opulus

Synonyms: Viburnum opulus var. roseum, Viburnum roseum

Cranberry-tree, European Cranberrybush, European Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry Tree, Guelder Rose, Snowball: Viburnum opulus var. opulus (Synonyms: Viburnum opulus var. roseum, Viburnum roseum)

A dorsal view of the inflorescence of the european cranberrybush as seen along the Springwater Trail near Powell Butte, to the west of Gresham, OR............May 23, 2011. Note that the outer ring of flowers is larger than those at the center.

Close-up sideview of the inflorescence of Cranberry-tree, European Cranberrybush, European Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry Tree, Guelder Rose, Snowball: Viburnum opulus var. opulus (Synonyms: Viburnum opulus var. roseum, Viburnum roseum) - Close-up dorsal view of the inflorescence of Cranberry-tree, European Cranberrybush, European Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry Tree, Guelder Rose, Snowball: Viburnum opulus var. opulus (Synonyms: Viburnum opulus var. roseum, Viburnum roseum) - Dorsal view of a leaf of Cranberry-tree, European Cranberrybush, European Cranberry Bush, European Cranberry Tree, Guelder Rose, Snowball: Viburnum opulus var. opulus (Synonyms: Viburnum opulus var. roseum, Viburnum roseum)

Additional close-up photos of the inflorescence and a dorsal view of the leaf of the european cranberrybush as seen along the Springwater Trail near Powell Butte, to the west of Gresham, OR............May 23, 2011.

Paul Slichter