⟹ Virginia creeper, Parthenocissus quinquefolia Be careful with this plant and here's why! #vine

HELLO EVERYBODY! Here's the Virginia creeper, Parthenocissus quinquefolia! The plant is in the Vitaceae family. It is a poisonous plant like poison ivy. If you get the sap on you it can cause...

Nature Journal: WNC vines that don't take the winter off - Asheville Citizen-Times

Even in winter, vines are fascinating — especially those that retain their leaves through a long, hard winter of the sort we’re experiencing this year. Instead of the showy flowering structures that appear in summer, we can, in winter, shift our attention to the less showy climbing strategies involving sharp thorns and sticky pads as well as intricate leaf and stem patterns.

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  1. The Virginia creeper vine sports gorgeous fall foliage. A close relative of Boston ivy , the Virginia creeper can be used for ground cover or a climbing vine on stone walls and trellises, supported by its grasping tendrils. Its leaves have five leaflets and morph from their summer green into a fall foliage color ranging from reddish-orange to burgundy.
  2. Parthenocissus quinquefolia, known as Virginia creeper, Victoria creeper, five-leaved ivy, or five-finger, is a species of flowering plant in the grape family, Vitaceae.It is native to eastern and central North America, from southeastern Canada and the eastern United States west to Manitoba and Utah, and south to eastern Mexico and Guatemala.
  3. A vigorous and fast growing vine, Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) is an outstanding plant for nearly any soil and light situation.Growing Virginia creeper vine provides a nearly carefree addition to the landscape. Virginia creeper maintenance is limited to light pruning and tying up.
  4. Virginia creeper vine or Parthenocissus quinquefolia is a climbing vine native to the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. It is often mistaken for poison oak, an unrelated plant which looks somewhat similar physically. Some gardeners actively cultivate Virginia creeper as a climbing vine and ...
  5. Scientifically known as Parthenocissus quinquefolia, the Virginia creeper vine is native to the United States, and belongs to the woody vine family. In the wild, this perennial vine reaches a staggering height of 20-30 m. Smooth surfaces are fancied by this creeper, climbing with the help of its small forked tendrils.
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