Euonymus americanus Linnaeus. Phen: May-Jun; Sep-Oct. Hab: Mesic to submesic forests. Dist: Se. NY west to s. OH and se. MO, south to n. peninsular FL and TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: A variety, var. angustifolius (Pursh) Alph. Wood, with narrowly lanceolate to linear leaves, has been named and occurs in our area; it is of uncertain status (Brizicky 1964) but is here considered a form.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA12, G, Il, K3, K4, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Euonymus americana – K1; > Euonymus americanus L. var. americanus; > Euonymus americanus L. var. angustifolius (Pursh) Alph.Wood