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Taxon: Euonymus americanus L.

 
Genus: Euonymus
Family: Celastraceae
Subfamily: Celastroideae
Nomen number: 16250
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:197. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 18 (9 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • bursting-heart  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • hearts-bustin'-with-love  (Source: PLANTS) - English
  • strawberry-bush  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • amerikanischer Spindelstrauch  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.), New Jersey, New York (s.), Ohio (s.), Pennsylvania (s.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.e.), Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/euam7.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Celastraceae&GenusID=Euonymus&SpeciesID=americanus), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Blakelock, R. A. 1951. A synopsis of the genus Euonymus L. Kew Bull. 1951:271.
  2. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  3. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  5. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  6. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. (L Georgia)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  12. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  15. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  16. Mitchell, R. S., ed. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458. 1986 (L New York)
  17. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  18. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  19. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  20. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  21. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  22. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  23. USDA, NRCS United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service's PLANTS database (on-line resource). (PLANTS)
  24. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  25. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)

Check other web resources for Euonymus americanus L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Euonymus americanus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16250. Accessed 14 November 2018.