Busted Hearts on the Dino Trail

What ever you call it, Strawberry Bush, Hearts-a-bustin’, or Bursting Heart, this small, wiry shrub is unmistakable and spectacular when it goes to fruit. It usually goes unnoticed on the understory of the forest until its strawberry-like husks burst open to reveal bright red fruit in the fall. The scientific name is Euonymus americanus.                     You can find this plant on the Dinosaur Trail just past the Albertosaurus. It is immediatelyRead more