Virginia creeper, woodbine, American ivy, five-leaved ivy (Parthenocissus quiquefolia)

Scientific Name:   Parthenocissus quiquefolia

Common Name:   Virginia creeper, woodbine, American ivy, five-leaved ivy

Type:   Cultivated

Toxicity:   Stomach irritant

Berries/Fruits:   Clusters of black or blue-black berries on red stems

Flowers:   Small greenish-white to yellowish-green flowers

Description:   Woody vine, leaves are elliptical and occur in groupings of 5 leaflets with saw-toothed edges. Foliage changes from green in summer to orange in Fall. Planted in gardens as a ground cover or on fences.


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