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A deciduous shrub (Viburnum alnifolium or V. lantanoides) of eastern North America, having flat clusters of white flowers with the marginal flowers larger than the others.
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(Plants) US a sprawling North American woodland shrub (Viburnum alnifolium) with roots that develop on the ground from its branches, producing clusters of white flowers in spring
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(ˈhɒb əlˌbʊʃ)

a NE North American viburnum, Viburnum alnifolium, with clusters of small white flowers.
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