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VINE: Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina Jessamine)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
The fragrant yellow bells of Carolina Jessamine vine are a sure sign of spring.  Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Twine

twine [ twahyn ] verb: to ascend by clockwise or counterclockwise spiraling or coiling around a support
Climbing plants use different methods to support themselves as they grow: aerial (adventitious) roots, hold-fasts (adhesive discs), petioles (leafstalks), spines/thorns, tendrils, or stems that twine.
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