Euonymus atropurpurea Staff-tree Family
(c) Janet Powell
(c) Janet Powell

Growth Form: Shrub

Flower Color: Purple

Leaf Arrangement: Opposite

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Oblong, Toothed

Habitat Type: Woods and thickets

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): West Side (3)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Notes: Dark red fruit

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston