ViburnumIncludes species such as Arrowwood (), Southern Arrowwood (), American Cranberrybush ( var.), Nannyberry (), and Wild Raisin ( var.). See a more complete list of native viburnum on the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center website. Produces fruits late summer–December, Fruits have a high fat, carbohydrate, and protein content, making them very valuable to migratory songbirds that need sustenance for their long journey, as well to birds overwintering in areas where insects are not available.
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