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Euonymus alatus

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 13:19


Terrestrial Plant
Species (Common): 
Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus: Burning bush

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: deciduous shrub that can grow to reach over 6 meters heigh and wide
  • Leaf: deciduous, dark green, in pairs along stem (opposite), with sharm serrations on the margin, and turn brilliant red-purple in autumn
  • Flower: inconspicuous green flowers
  • Fruit: red-purple fruit

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