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Euonymus occidentalis var. parishii

Euonymus occidentalis Nutt. ex Torr. var. parishii (Trel.) Jeps.

Parish's Burning Bush, Western Burning Bush, Western Wahoo

Celastraceae (Bittersweet family)

Synonym(s): Euonymus occidentale ssp. parishii, Euonymus occidentale var. parishii, Euonymus occidentalis ssp. parishii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.
Fruit: Pink to purple.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


Native Habitat: Shaded canyons.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Euonymus occidentalis var. parishii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Euonymus occidentalis var. parishii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Euonymus occidentalis var. parishii


Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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