Climbing vines, mostly deciduous, with alternate leaves either 3 or 4 lobed and which turn a brilliant scarlet in the fall. These climb by attaching root-like holdfasts to any available means of support. At least 2 of the 12 species (P. quinquifolia and P. tricuspidata) are widely used in landscape plantings.



Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia Creeper
P. tricuspidata Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper


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