Plant ID forum: Can this be identified?

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ryanperson
Aug 3, 2016 1:55 PM CST
Not sure if this is poison ivy or what not. Pictures were taken in New Jersey. Thanks!!
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Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Aug 3, 2016 4:30 PM CST
Welcome! to NGA

Good news: Its not poison ivy

Bad news: I have no idea what it is and, apparently, neither does anyone else. Smiling
Name: Greene
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greene
Aug 3, 2016 5:27 PM CST
They might be Crab Apple seedlings. (Just a guess.)
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upat5
Aug 3, 2016 6:15 PM CST
AAAK! Looks like Asian bittersweet to me.....is it a vine? Not an expert but if you pull this out and it has a bright orangey-yellow root....it IS : Celastrus orbiculatus.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celastrus_orbiculatus

This vine can cause a LOT of damage if it's in the wrong place...beware!

LorettaNJ
Aug 3, 2016 6:57 PM CST
American Bittersweet? Is it viney or a tree?

LorettaNJ
Aug 3, 2016 7:11 PM CST
I didn't refresh my page and so didn't see upat5 answer. In any case, looks like a bittersweet which grows into a very large and spreading vine. The oriental is suppose to be more common so upat5 is probably right.

ryanperson
Aug 5, 2016 11:42 AM CST
Thanks everyone!!
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Aug 5, 2016 11:58 AM CST
It does resemble Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)
Lots of photos on this page for comparison: http://www.invasiveplantatlas.org/subject.html?sub=3012
More images here: http://www.jerseyyards.org/plant/celastrus-orbiculatus/
and here: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/vine/celorb/all.ht...
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