Euonymus alatus (winged wahoo)

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Key Characteristics

  • Leaves opposite, simple, serrate with an acuminate tip, elliptic in shape, stalked on short petioles; the leaves turn bright red in fall
  • Fruit a red capsule that turns purple late in the season containing a red to pink aryl
  • Twigs are four-sided with wings made of cork cambium, perhaps a browse deterrent
  • Information presented during a field lab in Fall 2011


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Many come from Steve Baskauf at Vanderbilt University

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