Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Celastraceae
Celastrus orbiculata Thunb.
Asian bittersweet, Asiatic bittersweet, Oriental bittersweet
Celastrus: Greek for type of evergreen plant
orbiculata: disk-shaped, rounded
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Status: Introduced - locally established; ecologically invasive
Plant: perennial woody vine
Flower: 5-parted; inflorescence in clusters from the leaf axils
Leaf:rounded with blunt teeth
(Glossary)

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