European Spindletree

Euonymus europaeus

Also known as European Euonymus or Spindle Tree, this native to Europe and western Asia is often used for hedges and screens. Its flowers are not showy and many parts of this tree are toxic. Birds spread the seeds and it can easily naturalize.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 3.6-9 m (12-30 ft) tall and 3-7.6 m (10-25 ft) wide with greenish- to reddish-brown bark becoming somewhat ridged on older specimens.
Presence in US:
CT IL KY MA ME MI MS NH NJ NY OH PA RI TN VA VT WI
Presence in Canada:
ON QC