Other Scientific Names:
Psedera vitacea, Parthenocissus inserta
Other Common Names: Woodbine, Thicket Creeper, Grape woodbine, Five-leaved Ivy, False Virginia Creeper
Weed class: monitor list
Native to: Eastern North America
Is this Weed Toxic?:
Berries may cause skin irritation in humans.
Why Is It a Noxious Weed?
How would I identify it?
Loose bunches of small, inconspicuous light, greenish flowers.
5 palmate leaflets, each can grow up to 13cm long and 7cm wide, with toothed edges.
Woody vines, that can get up to 20m long, which branch off and end in twining tips.
Fruit Seed Description
Deep blue to black berries on short stalks.
Where does it grow?
Frequently a garden escapee
How Does it Reproduce?
By seed, spread by birds.