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Ampelopsis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
am-pel-OP-sis
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Deciduous, climbing with few tendrils, trailing, or erect shrub; leaves alternate, simple or pinnately divided; berries dry or slightly fleshy, black, bluish, or greenish. Found in:Forest or natural area, as native vine in open woods; weedy in disturbed areas; landscape, as cultivated ornamental vine.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous shrub#woody vine#decidous woody vine
Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous shrub#woody vine#decidous woody vine
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ampelopsis
    Family:
    Vitaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Asia, USA
    Distribution:
    NC Cultivated
    Climbing Method:
    Tendrils
    Edibility:
    non-edible
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
    Shrub
    Vine
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
    Appendage:
    Tendrils
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
  • Poison:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Unknown
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Fruits