Euonymus obovatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCelastraceae
Family (Traditional)Celastraceae
GenusEuonymus
SpeciesEuonymus obovatus Nutt.
Common NameRunning strawberry bush
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Narrowly Elliptic;Oblanceolate;Obovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Crenulate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.8
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S2] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Crittenden (KY), Fayette (KY), Garrard (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Logan (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Spencer (KY), Anderson (TN), Carter (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100356821 Fayette Kentucky 03 Apr 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
6556
EKY
Euonymus obovatus
31234100722162 Mercer Kentucky 18 Apr 1966 E.T. Browne, Jr.
11676
EKY
Euonymus obovatus
31234100356912 Madison Kentucky 14 Aug 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
694
EKY
Euonymus obovatus
31234100356813 Crittenden Kentucky 09 Aug 1978 Raymond Athey
4176
EKY
Euonymus obovatus
31234100356979 Lewis Tennessee 01 Oct 1978 George Butler Wilson
54
EKY
Euonymus obovatus
MDKY00009224 Fayette Kentucky
MDKY
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142609 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142755 Fayette Kentucky
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142761 Mercer Kentucky
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142614 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142612 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
UCHT018851 Scott Tennessee
UCHT
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089828 Fayette Kentucky 04 Aug 1955 Mary Wharton
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0018776 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089823 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
MDKY00009225 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142615 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142613 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142610 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
TENN-V-0142611 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Euonymus obovatus
UCHT018852 Scott Tennessee
UCHT
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089825 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0069180 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0088688 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0068393 Monroe Tennessee
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089830 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0088688 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0087755 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089826 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0018779 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089827 Fayette Kentucky 04 Aug 1955 Mary Wharton
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089703 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089824 Anderson Kentucky 18 Sep 1969 Harry Woodward
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
HTTU029452 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Euonymus obovatus
HTTU006618 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Euonymus obovatus
BRIT111509 Tennessee
VDB
Euonymus obovatus
BRIT111514 Tennessee
VDB
Euonymus obovatus
BRIT111510 Tennessee
VDB
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0018775 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0052706 Logan Kentucky 05 Apr 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0068283 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
APSC0089829 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Euonymus obovatus
HTTU027593 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Euonymus obovatus
HTTU032637 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Euonymus obovatus
HTTU028179 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Euonymus obovatus
HTTU025408 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Euonymus obovatus
BRIT111512 Tennessee
VDB
Euonymus obovatus
BRIT111513 Tennessee
VDB
Euonymus obovatus
BRIT111511 Tennessee
VDB
Euonymus obovatus
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Plant Photos

Euonymus obovatus - Ashley B. Morris
Euonymus obovatus - Ashley B. Morris
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus obovatus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus obovatus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus obovatus - Milo Pyne
Euonymus obovatus - Milo Pyne
Euonymus obovatus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus obovatus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus obovatus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus obovatus - Tara Littlefield