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Sighting: Celastrus orbiculatus at 490 Long Plain Rd, Leverett MA

by Liu1 on October 23 2016

Location notes: This Asian bittersweet located in the middle of the woods next to 490 Long Plain road.

Comments: Asian bittersweet is a liana woody plant, growing in the terrestrial habitat. The leaf blade is simple and one leaf per node. The leaf edge has teeth. The fruit type is dry and splits open when matured. The pericarp on the outside is in yellow, and there is fleshy red aril covered a cluster of seeds inside.