*Euonymus fortunei (Turczaninow) Handel-Mazzetti. Phen: May-Jun; Oct-Dec. Hab: Bottomlands, swamps, upland suburban woodlands. Dist: Native of China.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Taxonomy Comments: There is some confusion about the appropriate taxonomic treatment about various cultivated (and escaped) forms that have been attributed to this name.
Other Comments: Sometimes climbing into the canopy.
Synonymy: = F, FNA12, G, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Ma & Funston (2008), Voss (1985); = n/a – C, RAB; < Elaeodendron fortunei Turcz. – K3; > Euonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz. var. radicans (Siebold ex Miq.) Rehder – K1; > Euonymus hederaceus Champ. ex Benth. – Il, K2, Tn; > Euonymus kiautschovica Loes. – K1; > Euonymus kiautschovicus Loes. – Il