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American Bittersweet

American Bittersweet

Other Names

False Bittersweet

American Bittersweet Plants

The American Bittersweet originally came from central and eastern America.

Grow American Bittersweet

American Bittersweet grows best in woodlands. They require rich well-drained soil, and full sun to light shade.

American Bittersweet Uses

American Bittersweet is commonly used for decorations, especially around autumn, and winter time. The root of the American Bittersweet is used as a medicine, and sometimes made into tea. The berries are sometime used to make an ointment for a variety of ailments, including intestinal, cough, and gynecological problems. The berries are not edible, though.

American Bittersweet Facts

The binomial name for the American Bittersweet is Celastrus scandens. American bittersweet was nicknamed 'Bittersweet' in the 18th century by the European colonists because the fruits resembled the fruits of the Eurasion Bittersweet Nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, which was also called 'Bittersweet'. Also known as False Bittersweet.

American Bittersweet Farms

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American Bittersweet Stories

Vigilance And Victory: How The Birmingham Church Bombing Revealed ...
But perhaps most notably, four little girls -- three 14-year-olds and one 11-year-old -- were killed, putting the bombing among the most well-known and heartbreaking tragedies in the fight for civil rights in America's Deep South. In a bittersweet ... Huffington Post [ story ]

A's ensuring schedule conflict in Oakland
After the A's two wins in Texas, all but ending the American League's Western Division race, it seems inevitable, in all its bittersweet splendor. There are no other multi-sport stadiums in this baseball-football category, no more remnants of that ... San Francisco Chronicle [ story ]

Goings On About Town
A high-minded, didactic but irresistible entertainment in which the long White House service of an African-American butler, Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), is used as a prism through which we view the development of the civil-rights movement. As the ... New Yorker [ story ]


Photo - Fedco Seeds - Waterville, Maine

Other Species

Oriental Bittersweet

 
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