A Eurasian shrub (Viburnum opulus var. opulus) having clusters of white flowers and small red fruit.
A cultivated plant, Viburnum opulus, having small white flowers.
Alternative Form of guelder-rose -
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Origin of guelder-rose
After Guelderland , (Gelderland), The Netherlands
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Guelder-rose Sentence Examples
Hedges of hawthorn, blackthorn, dog rose, hazel and guelder rose have also been planted.
The larvae feed on wild and garden privet and saplings of Ash, Lilac and Guelder rose.
The plants are mainly shrubs and trees; British representatives are Sambucus (elder), Viburnum (guelder-rose and wayfaring tree), Lonicera (honeysuckle) (see fig.); Adoxa (moschatel), a small herb with a creeping stem and small yellowish-green flowers, is occasionally found on damp hedge-banks; Linnaea, a slender creeping evergreen with a thread-like stem and pink bell-shaped flower, a northern plant, occurs in fir-forests and plantations in the north of England and Scotland.
We find the living British species of Rhamnus, maple, sloe, hawthorn, apple, white-beam, guelder-rose, cornel, elm, birch, alder, hornbeam, hazel, oak, beech, willow, yew and pine, and also the spruce.
Japanese Guelder Rose (Viburnum Plicatum) - A very sturdy, robust, flowering shrub.