Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


542

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in cove forests, , other mesic forests, esp in boulderfields, where it sometimes is quite abundant locally, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Greenish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euonymus obovatus   FAMILY Celastraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 113-03-003:
Euonymus obovatus   FAMILY Celastraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Running Strawberry-bush, Trailing Strawberry Bush, Trailing Wahoo