Oriental Bittersweet (male)
(INN) Rank 1
May 18, 2005
This woody vine is an ecological disaster, it smothers and kills trees and other plants. It has pretty orange berries with papery capsules in the fall. The berries are poisonous and can cause vomiting and diarrhea if eaten.
Perennial - Vine
Where seen: Haw Ridge Greenway, University of Tennessee Arboretum, widespread