List of Trees 61-90 Strawberry Bush

Euonymus americanus L.

Family: Calastraceae

A low-growing, deciduous shrub, the Strawberry Bush is also known as bursting heart, hearts-a-bursting, or American burning bush. The red capsules and scarlet atillate seeds add to the “burning effect” and contribute to some of its common names. Native Americans used it for sundry medicinal purposes, and deer love to browse Strawberry bush, suffering no ill consequences.