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Autumn Bittersweet by barcon53 Autumn Bittersweet by barcon53
Bittersweet manip. It's dark but I like it....
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wytrvn Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional Photographer
I have to get myself one of these bushes! I love when the berry case splits open like that & you have the orange & the red. ;)
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barcon53 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
They are really nice but the thick lush ones are considered to be an invasive species. They look great in large drapey clusters but in some areas, they cover everything!
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wytrvn Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010  Professional Photographer
But oh so beautiful in a winter garden! ;)
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barcon53 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010
That's true... They are hard to stop from spreading though...
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wytrvn Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010  Professional Photographer
Perhaps its the colder climate here, but anywhere I've seen them, they appear to be well under control. I have a spot that would be self-limiting either way. ;)
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barcon53 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
I looked it up once, and there are two kinds, one native the other not. The native one is a little spindly in comparison, with smaller berries. It's the invader that goes wild and looks so lush. Maybe you don't have too many of them yet.
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wytrvn Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010  Professional Photographer
I only want one... and another invasive shrub/tree - staghorn sumac. They can't be any worse than the palnt I'm currently trying to exterminate. I haven't been able to identify it, but it has a tap root - when its chopped into pieces, it STILL grows new plants! GRRRRRRR :frustrated:
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barcon53 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010
Those are the kind that I drench with poison. If it is a brush I will even drill holes to put the poison in. It seems to be the only thing that works with some really hardy ones...
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1001G Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010
and I like it too along with the rest of your works. And I ty so much for the favs!
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barcon53 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010
Thank you right back! :D :hug:
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