Getting to know American bittersweet
Published 09/10/2010, Wadena Pioneer Journal
American bittersweet is one of the most ornamental of our hardy northern vines. This deciduous, climbing woody vine is native to our zone 3 area and is found growing in thickets, in stands of young trees, and along fence rows and streams. It grows vigorously and can kill shrubs or small trees on which it becomes attached merely by tightly girdling stems and branches.Word count: 778
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