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ANSWER: American Bittersweet

About American Bittersweet

American bittersweet (Celastrus scandens) is an easy-to-grow vine famous for a striking display of seedpods and berries each fall. Often used in wreaths or decorative displays, this ornamental vine adds value and interest to the garden all year long.

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