Alternate name: Witherod
Family: Caprifoliaceae, Honeysuckle view all from this family
Description Also called withe-rod viburnum, northern wild raisin, possum haw.
This plant's leaves are glossy green in the summer, but fall is when it really shines, putting on a colorful display. Leaves change first to orange-red then crimson and finally a deep rich purple. The real show-stopper is the fruit, changing from green to pink then red to blue and finally black.
Habitat Swamps (fresh & salt), Scrub, shrub & brushlands, Watersides (fresh).
Range Plains, Mid-Atlantic, Eastern Canada, Southeast, Great Lakes, Texas, New England.