Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Celastrales
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SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Japanese Spindle-tree, Japanese Euonymus
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Paul Thompson psteuonymus_japonicus
Leaf shape is obovate; leaf margins are crenate. — Clemson Extension
Flora of North America
Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Habitat: Disturbed areas, especially on barrier islands, per Weakley's Flora
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