black haw

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Related to black haw: Viburnum prunifolium, Cramp Bark

black haw:

see honeysucklehoneysuckle,
common name for some members of the Caprifoliaceae, a family comprised mostly of vines and shrubs of the Northern Hemisphere, especially abundant in E Asia and E North America.
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Black Haw (Viburnum prunifolium), one of the larger native shrubs (some consider it a small tree, reaching anywhere from six to thirty feet) grows well in partial shade or sun.
Crampbark (Viburnum opulus) and Black Haw (Viburnum prunifolium) are two herbs that have a remarkable affect in easing menstrual cramps.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Logan In a cave at the mouth of Dead Man's holler Where the wild plums claw and the black haws twine To cover the entrance, thorn and bramble, I tend my kettles and still my shine.