Diospyros virginiana #1 (American Persimmon)October 12, 2022
Carex plantaginea #1 (Seersucker Sedge)October 13, 2022
Viburnum lentago #3 (Nannyberry Viburnum)
Large upright shrub with dark green shiny leaves, spreads to form thickets. Fragrant, cream-white flowers in May, followed by dark blue berries and burgundy leaf color in autumn. Two or more shrubs recommended for ample fruiting. Prefers average to moist soil but is very adaptable. Mildly resistant to damage by deer. Host to Spring Azure and 96 other Lepidoptera.
Mature Individual: Keith Kanoti, Maine Forest Service, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Fall Color: Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
Flower Detail: Douglas Ladd, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons