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Definition of the noun american bittersweet
What does american bittersweet mean as a name of something?
- twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Celastrus bullatus / species Celastrus bullatus / Euonymus scandens / species Euonymus scandens / Evonymoides scandens / species Evonymoides scandens / Celastrus scandens
- synonyms of American bittersweet: bittersweet / climbing bittersweet / false bittersweet / shrubby bittersweet / staff vine / waxwork
- more generic word: vine = a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
- member of: Celastrus / genus Celastrus = genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet
- geographic area: North America
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by Donald Wyman
scandens, the native American Bittersweet, ...
From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn
Hybrids occur between American bittersweet and Oriental bittersweet. Introduction History. Oriental bittersweet was bought to the United States in the 1860s as an ornamental. It is often associated with old homesites, from where it has escaped ...
A Practical Guide to Creating Healing, Protection, and Prosperity using Plants, Herbs, and Flowers by Susan Gregg
bittersweet will: Bring you peace, Help you overcome a broken heart, Protect your home, Manifest your dreams the plant: American Bittersweet is native to the central and eastern portions of the United States. It is a rambling, woody vine that ...
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
includes American bittersweet, or staff vine (C. scandens), and Oriental bittersweet ...
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- American Bittersweet
American Bittersweet was used for medicinal purposes in the US in the nineteenth century. Its bark was gathered by herbalists and used as a diuretic.
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- American bittersweet
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- American Bittersweet
Photo Credit: Gary Eslinger/USFWS
Photo credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie
- American Bittersweet berries
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- American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens)
Battle Bluff Prairie State Natural Area (SNA #177, Vernon Co., WI)
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- Autumn 2011 ~ American Bittersweet
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- Tree with American Bittersweet
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