Viburnum molle is a shrub to 4 m tall, bark flaking, twigs pale gray.
Leaves opposite, stalk 1.5-3 cm, blade 6-12 cm long, almost round, tip long-pointed, base lobed, margin coarsely toothed, dark green above, paler, finely hairy below.
Flowers white, small, in clusters 3-8 cm wide on a long stalk.
Fruit fleshy, blue-black, 1 cm long, flattened side-to-side.
Wetland status: NL.
Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent.
Origin: E. PA to AR.
Habitat: Escaped from cultivation or an overgrown specimen.