Plant ID forum: red berries in the forest

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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Muddy1
Oct 31, 2017 8:20 PM CST
These are photos of small trees (or large shrubs) with red berries in the forest near me (Zone 7a). I took these photos between mid-September and mid-October, and I haven't been back recently to see if the berries are still red.

Does anyone recognize them? I couldn't get a good photo of entire plant(s) because they're growing so closely packed together in a shady area, but I'll try again if these aren't sufficient for an ID.
The trunks are slender, maybe just an inch in diameter at the base, and the plants arch over the path.
Edited to add that they might be Viburnum setigerum (Tea Viburnum), but I'm not sure.
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islander
Nov 1, 2017 1:24 PM CST
I agree it's a Viburnum.
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Name: John
Scott County, KY (Zone 5b)
You can't have too many viburnums..
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ViburnumValley
Nov 1, 2017 8:12 PM CST
That is Viburnum setigerum, Tea Viburnum.

Although it is not native to North America, I don't know of any reference that this is considered an invasive species by any authoritative source.
John
Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Critters Allowed Cat Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers Dragonflies
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Muddy1
Nov 2, 2017 10:33 AM CST
Thanks, islander and ViburnumValley!
Name: Kyle
Middle TN (Zone 7a)
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quercusnut
Nov 4, 2017 12:05 AM CST
Beautiful! Gotta get me one. Drooling

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