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Plant Details

Euonymus americanus

Hearts-a-Bustin, Strawberry Bush

Scientific Name:

Euonymus americanus

Common Name:

Hearts-a-Bustin, Strawberry Bush

Plant Family

Celastraceae (Bittersweet Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub

Bloom Color(s):

Green

Size in Feet:

7

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-xeric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Notes:

This plant is much more noted for its seeds and seed pods than its flowers.

Bloom

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Tom Harville

Actual size is about .5"

Blooms

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Tom Harville

Seeds and Pods

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NCSU Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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