Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4171

Woody vine
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in maritime thickets, rich alluvial forests, rich forests over mafic rocks, roadsides, and dumps, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Palmately compound: 5(-6) leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Green to reddish-green
Radially symmetrical
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blue-black
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Vitales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Parthenocissus inserta   FAMILY Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Parthenocissus vitacea   FAMILY Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Parthenocissus vitacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Cissus verticillata

 

COMMON NAME:
Thicket Creeper, Woodbine