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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)
This colorful non-native spreads from cultivation to old home sites, roadsides, fields, and forests, causing habitat destruction. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)
It produces tremendous amounts of seed, allowing it to escape from cultivation into fencerows and roadsides where It forms a dense tangle that can smother native vegetation. It is reported as invasive in the eastern half of the U. S., in Arlington and Alexandria, and in nearby national parks. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipendiculata)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipendiculata)
It is reported as invasive throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is prolific in natural areas in Arlington. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet
Japanese Honeysuckle is a perennial vine that climbs by twisting its stems around vertical structures. This ubiquitous invader now threatens forests and wetlands throughout the eastern half of the United States. Continue reading

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