Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3841

Woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: the Caucasus
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it to be persistent after cultivation, perhaps not naturalized, 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/Fall
Greenish-white
5 sepals?
5 petals?
Inferior ovary
Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Winter/SpringFall
Black
Drupe

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hedera colchica   FAMILY Araliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Persian Ivy