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Any of several North American species of viburnum, especially Viburnum dentatum, having straight, tough stems formerly used by certain Native American peoples to make arrows.


(Plants) any of various trees or shrubs, esp certain viburnums, having long straight tough stems formerly used by North American Indians to make arrows


(ˈær oʊˌwʊd)

any of several shrubs or small trees, esp. belonging to the genus Viburnum, of the honeysuckle family, having tough, straight shoots formerly used for making arrows.
[1700–10, Amer.]
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For example, the 200-room Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, Minn., is located on an attractive lake and offers a wide range of resort amenities, including golf, a kids' club, a marina, tennis, food and beverage facilities, and meeting space.
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Three other Viburnum that deserve mention although they may not be as readily available and have not been widely tested are Sargent's viburnum and two quite different species that somewhat confusingly share the same common name of arrowwood.
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- Logistical and technical assistance was provided by numerous staff at Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center and the Arrowwood, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Kulm and Valley City USFWS Wetland Management Districts.
Hermit thrushes, red-eyed vireos and yellow-rumped warblers gorged almost exclusively on the berries of such native shrubs as bayberry, northern arrowwood and pokeweed.
Bird-loving landowners should plant shrubs such as northern arrowwood, bayberry, and pokeweed, which produce berries that birds like, he recommends.
As a further measure, within the 210-foot section of scrub/shrub wetland where conventional trenching procedures were used, Columbia would plant cuttings from adjacent wetland shrubs (arrowwood, nannyberry, and red osier dogwood) and other sources during the dormant season to accelerate re-establishment.
Also he attended CPC's Senior Managers Development Programme in Arrowwood, USA.
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