Sudbury-Assabet-Concord River Watershed

Invasives

Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus)

Burning bush, or winged spindletree, grows as a deciduous shrub up to 12 feet tall. Corky ridges form along the green twigs, and give the branches a winged appearance. The leaves are opposite and are elliptical in shape with toothed margins, and turn a brilliant scarlet in the fall. Inconspicuous…