Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3015

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Japan
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, esp on barrier islands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Greenish-white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
4 petals
4 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Celastrales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Euonymus japonicus   FAMILY Celastraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euonymus japonicus   FAMILY Celastraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Euonymus japonica

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Spindletree, Japanese Euonymus