Euonymus atropurpureus cheatumii Lundell (1941:41)

Eastern wahoo



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct ("EW?") (Knapp et al., 2021) or Invalid (synonym of E. atropurpureus) (Flora of North America Editorial Committee, 2016; POWO, 2023)

Last record: 1944 (Diggs et al., 1999; Knapp et al., 2021)



Dallas County, north-central Texas, USA


Biology & Ecology










Diggs, G. M., Jr., Lipscomb, B. L. and O'Kennon, R. J. (1999). Shinners and Mahler's Illustrated flora of north central Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany No. 16. Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Ft. Worth. 1626 pp.

Flora of North America Editorial Committee. (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 12. Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. xxiv + 603 pp.

Kartesz, J. T. (1994). A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

Knapp, Wesley M., Frances, Anne, Noss, Reed, Naczi, Robert F. C., Weakley, Alan, Gann, George D., Baldwin, Bruce G., Miller, James, McIntyre, Patrick, Mishler, Brent D., Moore, Gerry, Olmstead, Richard G., Strong, Anna, Kennedy, Kathryn, Heidel, Bonnie and Gluesenkamp, Daniel. (2021). Vascular plant extinction in the continental United States and Canada. Conservation Biology 35(1): 360-368. [Supporting Information (Appendix S1)]


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