Viburnum opulus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 268 268 1753. ;
High cranberry, Snowball or European Craneberry, Cramp bark;


Viburnum opulus, the snowball or European Craneberry, cultivated in gardens in Kashmir
easily differentiated from similar looking Hydrange as in trilobed leaves, reduced calyx and 5-lobed corolla.

Viburnum Opulus (U. S. P.)—Viburnum Opulus.



Hydrangea arborescens from Pahalgam, Kashmir (15/06/2011 NSJ-02):
Hydrangea arborescens from Pahalgam, Kashmir. Pl validate.
Photo taken in June 2011.

This is not Hydrangea arborea which has similar flower heads but the leaves are not lobed.
This is Viburnum opulus, snowball tree, Guelder-rose.

Viburnum opulus for me too.  I think this is crane berry plant, which produces tasty fruits, which I have eaten in U.S.


Shrub For ID : New Jersey,US : 26SEP17 : AK-18 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Shrub seen in the first week of July with small fruits.

I hope Viburnum opulus


J&K, Srinagar, April 2023 :: Hydrangea macrophylla :: ARK2023-029: 3 high res. images.

These flowers were seen in the Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar, J&K in April 2023.
Guessing them to be Hydrangea macrophylla.
Requested to please confirm.

Viburnum opulus

Thank you Sir ji for correcting the ID.

I completely overlooked the lobed leaves

Viburnum opulus


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