Deciduous shrub; stems glabrous, grooved, 2-5 m tall.
Opposite, deciduous, leathery, oval to elliptic; leaf margins toothed, 5-10 cm long; stipules minute or lacking.
Capsules; seeds covered by a reddish-orange, fleshy outgrowth.
The Tokyo (1994) edition of the International Botanical Code listed Euonymus as a nomenclaturally conserved name over the spelling 'Evonymus', which was originally used by Linnaeus.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Euonymus occidentale var. occidentale Nutt. ex Torr., orth. var.