Small-leaf arrowwood (Viburnum obovatum) belongs to the Caprifoliaceae (the Honeysuckle family). It is an evergreen to semi-evergreen to deciduous (depending on winter temperatures) shrub that native to to the southeastern United States, from South Carolina to Florida and Alabama. This shrub grows in swamp margins, stream banks and moist low open wood, and up to a height of 3-3.6 m. The leaves are oblanceolate to spatulate to obovate-rounded, and 2.5-5 cm long. The tiny, white, 5-petaled flowers in cymes bloom March-April. The fruits are egg-shaped blue-black and mature in September or October.