Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCelastraceae
Family (Traditional)Celastraceae
GenusEuonymus
Species: Euonymus atropurpureus
Infrapecies:Euonymus atropurpureus Jacq. var. atropurpureus
Common NameEastern Wahoo
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** 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

SynonymFull Citation
Euonymus atropurpurea var. atropurpurea Euonymus atropurpurea var. atropurpurea Jacq., orth.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Dwayne Estes
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Milo Pyne
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Milo Pyne
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Milo Pyne
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Milo Pyne
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Tara Littlefield
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw
Euonymus atropurpureus var. atropurpureus - Joey Shaw