Category Archives: Vines

Bittersweet

American Bittersweet, (Celastrus scandens) The fruits of Bittersweet are another source of fall color. I found this cluster in a wild plum tree on the trail to The Savanna. The fruits capsules have not popped open yet. The native bittersweet … Continue reading

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Covered with Hog Peanut

Earlier this summer we found our creek bottom field absolutely covered in a vining, twining, sprawling leafy plant. The first horrible thought was Kudzu, that invasive nightmare of the southeast. But it didn’t look exactly like the pictures. So we … Continue reading

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