Invasive SpeciesOriental bittersweet

Celastrus orbiculatus
NOT FOUND by The Purple Unicorns
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by The Purple Unicorns
Peer reviewed by The Ninjas
Field Notes
It was about 65°, and very windy. The soil was moist, no bittersweet in our quadrent.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We think that we didn't find bittersweet because we saw bittersweet somewhere else and we used the leaves from it to identify the other plant.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves did not match the bittersweet leaves. Also the stem of the plant we thought was bittersweet was a different color. It also had small bumps on the stem that bittersweet didn't have.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves weren't as waxy as the bittersweet leaves.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Celastrus orbiculatus
Common name:
Oriental bittersweet
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (randomized- placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.144389 °
W -70.661900 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
York Middle School
Trip date: 
Wed, 2011-10-19 10:45
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
York River
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
2 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Tree canopy cover: 
Open to 1/4 covered
Soil moisture: 
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