Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

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Kenneth J. Sytsma

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Paul Drobot
Family Vitaceae
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.
Virginia creeper, woodbine
Parthenocissus: from Greek parthenos, "a virgin," and kissos, "ivy," a genus whose common name is woodbine or virginia creeper, Virginia having been named after England's virgin queen Elizabeth I
quinquefolia: Latin for "five-leaved"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial woody vine; stems climbing by many-branching tendrils with adhesive disks at the ends
Flower: greenish; inflorescence a usually longer than wide, branched cluster from a seemingly central axis
Leaf:palmately divided, dull green on top

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Parthenocissus list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text
Ampelopsis quinquefolia (L.) Michx.
Hedera quinquefolia L.
Parthenocissus hirsuta (Pursh) Graebn.
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. f. hirsuta (Pursh) Fernald
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. var. hirsuta (Pursh) Planch.
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. var. quinquefolia
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. var. saint-paulii (Koehne & Graebn. ex Graebn.) Rehder
Parthenocissus saint-paulii Koehne & Graebn. ex Graebn.
Psedera quinquefolia (L.) Greene
Vitis quinquefolia (L.) Lam.

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