Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Parthenocissus vitacea (Knerr) Hitchc. image
Photographer: Michael Clayton           

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Stephen L. Solheim

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Vitaceae
Parthenocissus vitacea (Knerr) Hitchc.
grape 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
vitacea: vine-like
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial woody vine; stems climbing with few-branched tendrils without adhesive disks
Flower: greenish; inflorescence appearing broadly rounded, forking at the end into 2 diverging clusters
Leaf:palmately divided, shiny green on top

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Parthenocissus list Google- Images or Text
Ampelopsis quinquefolia (L.) Planch. var. vitacea Knerr
Parthenocissus inserta (Kerner) Fritsch
Parthenocissus inserta (Kerner) Fritsch f. dubia Rehder
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. var. vitacea (Knerr) L.H.Bailey
Parthenocissus vitacea (Knerr) Hitchc. f. dubia (Rehder) Fernald
Psedera vitacea (Knerr) Greene
Vitis inserta Kerner

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