Euonymus obovatus Nuttall. Phen: May-Jun; Sep-Oct. Hab: Cove forests, northern hardwood forests, other mesic forests, especially in boulderfields, where sometimes locally abundant. Dist: W. NY west to s. MI, south to sw. NC, ne. GA, TN, and n. AR.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Two separate species may be confused in this concept; plants of the Southern Blue Ridge differ from plants in the more northern and western distribution, and are disjunct.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA12, G, Il, K3, K4, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, W; = Euonymus obovata – K1, Mi, Voss (1985), orthographic variant