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Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.)
"Class C" State Noxious Weed

Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.)

red dot graphic Denotes quarantine areas

Movement of the noxious weed Oriental Bittersweet or other regulated articles from quarantine areas is prohibited except under certificate or permit. Certificates or permits may be obtained from an NCDA&CS Plant Protection Specialist in your area or by contacting the Plant Protection Section at 1-800-206-9333.

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Bridget Lassiter, PhD - - Weed Specialist 
Mailing Address: 
NCDA&CS Plant Protection Section
1060 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1060
Physical Address: 
216 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603
(919) 707-3749; FAX: (919) 733-1041