Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Photo of Virginia Creeper
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Virginia Creeper is a vine climbing by means of holdfasts. Flowers are inconspicuous, fruits are blue, and fall foliage is a striking red color. Has been suspected of causing skin irritation in a few people.

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  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences