Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3840

Woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it to be persistent, established, and spreading around old home sites, in suburban woodlands and waste areas;, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

US Forest Service Southern Research Station

 

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Greenish-yellow
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/SpringFall
Black/ Blue/ Purplish
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hedera hibernica   FAMILY Araliaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hedera hibernica   FAMILY Araliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 139-01-001?:
Hedera helix   FAMILY Araliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The genera of Araliaceae in the southeastern United States (Graham, 1966)
Hedera helix var. hibernica

SYNONYMOUS WITH World checklist and bibliography of Araliaceae (Frodin & Govaerts, 2003)
Hedera helix ssp. hibernica

 

COMMON NAME:
Atlantic Ivy, Irish Ivy