The locality of North American Celastrus scandens L. (about 216 m²) is registered in the protected area Rizanyi Yar (Cherkasy Region, Ukraine) at age-old oakery area. This species was registered earlier in Ukraine only under conditions of cultivation. C. scandens is harmful to some representatives of the local flora; its distribution is restrained by its relative frost-resistancy and the ability only for vegetative propagation. C. scandens is used for ornamental and medicinal purposes.
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