Mysterious shrub with pink fruits

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  1. Seren

    Seren New Member

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    Doesn't anyone recognize this shrub? I saw it yesterday in Tryon Creek State Natural Area in Portland, Oregon. It looked like a shrub or small tree with alternate, serrated leaves and the most beautiful pink fruit split open and suspending three orange berry-like seeds. Any clues?

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  2. chimera

    chimera Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    looks like some kind of Euonymus.
     
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    Seren New Member

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    Thank you! Yes, I found out it is the Western Burning Bush.
     
  4. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I like it by its other common name, western wahoo!
     
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