eastern wahoo

(Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus)

Conservation Status
eastern wahoo
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Wetland Indicator Status
     
  Great Plains

FACU - Facultative upland

     
  Midwest

FAC - Facultative

     
  Northcentral & Northeast

FACU - Facultative upland

     
           
 
Description
 
 

The branches have four conspicuous, longitudinal, corky wings.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

12 to 20

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Reddish-purple

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Flood plains, sloughs. Partial sun.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

Early June to mid-July

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 5, 7, 8.

 
  12/31/2011      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Rosanae  
 

Order

Celastrales (staff-vines and allies)  
 

Family

Celastraceae (bittersweet)  
 

Genus

Euonymus (spindletree)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

 

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Euonymus atropurpurea var. atropurpurea

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

bitter-ash

burning bush

burningbush

burning-bush

burning-bush euonymus

eastern burningbush

eastern wahoo

wahoo

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  Euonymus atropurpureus Top # 5 Facts
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Published on Oct 29, 2015

Euonymus atropurpureus Top # 5 Facts

 
     

 

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