Ozarks Flowering Tree: Rusty Black Haw

Rusty Black Haw flowering at Piney Creek Wilderness on March 31, 2012

Rusty Black Haw flowering next to the Lake Trail at Piney Creek Wilderness

Rusty Black Haw flowering at Piney Creek Wilderness on March 31, 2012

The weather was so hot that day that the blooms were falling almost as soon as the began to open.

Rusty Black Haw, Viburnum rufidulum, flowering at Piney Creek Wilderness on March 31, 2012

Note the shiny leaves and the bright white flower cymes of Viburnum rufidulum, or Rusty Black Haw.

Rusty Black Haw, a native spring flowering tree growing in Piney Creek Wilderness in the Missouri Ozarks.

Entire tree of Rusty Black Haw as seen from the trail at Piney Creek Wilderness on March 31, 2012.

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