Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Celastrales
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT)
Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Running Strawberry-bush, Trailing Strawberry Bush, Trailing Wahoo
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JK Marlow jkm140418_330
April Sevier County TN
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Upper leaves widest at or beyond the middle; petioles mostly 3-5mm long, per Weakley's Flora.
JK Marlow jkm060508_128
May Macon County NC
Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District
A trailing shrub with leaves obovate, widest above middle, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmeobovatus_wad
May Pickens County SC
Flowers on axillary peduncles and similar to E. americanus, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmeobovatus_1
Similar to E. americanus but prostrate, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.