Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper

Vigorous, high-climbing vine, clinging by adhesive disks on the ends of the modified tendrils.
Growing to a height of 30-40 feet
Flowers are greenish-white, borne on cymes, not showy.
Leaves are alternate, simple, 4-8 inches wide, 3 lobed, each lobe having an acuminate tip and coarsely serrate margins, lustrous dark green in color. Occasionally, the plant displays trifoliate leaves, primarily on young plants and basal shoots.
Fall color is a brilliant orange-red to scarlet, very showy.
Fruit is a bluish-black, bloomy berry, ╝ inch in diameter, ripening in September-October


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