Euonymus atropurpureus Jacq.
Determiner: M. Nee (1976)
M. Nee 14529
Verbatim Date: June 27, 1976
United States, Wisconsin, Richland, 3 mi SE of Richland Center.
TRS: T10N R1E sec 36 SE1/4 NW1/4
Dry, W-facing hilltop, heavily pastured by cattle unitl about 10 years ago, mostly Poa pratensis. Becoming brushy by invasion of Zanthoxylum americanum, Ulmus american, U. rubra, Crataegus.
Phleum pratense, Daucus carota, Rhus radican (low, non-viny), Achillea millefolium
A clone with some old dead gnarled shrubs in the center, the largest stems 15 cm in diameter, most living ones are younger, to 3 m tall and 8 cm in diameter. Bark smooth, gray, becoming furrowed only on largest stems. Twigs green, becoming brown the second year but may be persistently green on undersides for several more years. Inflorescence braches green; pedicels purple. Flowers odorless, dark purple except for yellow anthers and dull green stigma. No fruits found on any of the three clones found here when visited later in the summer.
Record Id: 1309201e-f34b-4037-b36f-d9d0cc83a87f
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