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Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Other Names:  Victoria Creeper, Five-leaved Ivy, Five Finger, Parthenocissus inserta [in part]

Non-native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Leaflets 5 to 7, lanceolate to obovate, 3–13 cm long, puberulent below. Tendrils 3- to 8-branched with adhesive disks. Inflorescence a hemispheric panicle of cymes with a distinct central axis. Flowers: petals 2–3 mm long. Berry 5–8 mm wide (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced in western U.S. where it occasionally escapes cultivation; native to eastern North America. Known from Missoula County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 5

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Citation for data on this website:
Virginia Creeper — Parthenocissus quinquefolia.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from