Eradicating Oriental Bittersweet in Southeastern Minnesota

Eradicating Oriental Bittersweet in Southeastern Minnesota

A group of committed biologists, conservationists and volunteers are tackling oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus), an invasive woody vine that alters ecosystems and impacts property values. Read how education and outreach efforts are key to eradication efforts

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Oriental Bittersweet Identification and Management

Oriental Bittersweet Identification and Management

Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) is native to Korea, China, and Japan. It is naturalized in much of the eastern half of the United States and in Ontario and Quebec Canada. Read about identification and management of this invasive woody vine.

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