Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2174

Woody vine
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare, the more northerly occurrences introduced

Look for it on coastal hammocks, dunes, in disturbed coastal areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple & palmately 3-lobed, or palmately compound with 3 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Black
Berry

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cissus trifoliata   FAMILY Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cissus trifoliata   FAMILY Vitaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cissus incisa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cissus trifoliata

 

COMMON NAME:
Marine-ivy


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image of Cissus trifoliata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ciin2_001_lvd

        

image of Cissus trifoliata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_citr2_001_lvd

        

image of Cissus trifoliata

Ron Lance    rwl2174_a

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Lvs 3-lobed or with 3 leaflets, succulent to subsucculent, coarsely dentate, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.