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Sharon Kinsman <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 14 Nov 2006 15:20:52 -0500
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Hi Susan et al.  Go to the New England Wild Flower Society website  
(probably newfs.org) and find the link to IPANE (Invasive Plant Atlas  
of New England).  Probably you will find status information there.   
Sharon Kinsman

Quoting Rick Speer <[log in to unmask]>:

> Susan Hayward asked me to post this for her:
> I just found Euonymus europeus growing in a vacant lot behind my house
> that the whole neighborhood uses as an organic dump for yard waste.  It
> is a steep gully with a wetland at the bottom, clay soil, and lots of
> invasives.  This specimen is pretty mature, thick woody stem, somewhat
> vining.  Of course, the hot pink (in mid-November) seed capsule caught
> my eye.  Very pretty.  What is it's status in Maine?  Dwelley lists it
> as escaped and uncommon.  Invasive?  I'd like to try it in my garden.
> thanks,
> Susan