American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens)
American Bittersweet Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: No allergy has been reported for American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens) species.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring to Summer.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Weed: Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
American Bittersweet Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
More American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP