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Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Other Names:  Parthenocissus inserta [in part]

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
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 N. America. Known from Missoula County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Virginia Creeper — Parthenocissus quinquefolia.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from