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Parthenocissus vitacea
false Virginia creeper, thicket creeper

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east across the U.S. to the mid-Atlantic states, where native.

Habitat: Disturbed open areas and forest edge, often where moist, from low to middle elevations.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced from the central and eastern U.S.

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Parthenocissus vitacea (Knerr) Hitchc.
Publication: Key Spring Fl. Manhattan 26. 1894.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Parthenocissus inserta (Kern.) Fritsch, misapplied
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch., misapplied
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Parthenocissus vitacea in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Parthenocissus vitacea checklist entry

OregonFlora: Parthenocissus vitacea information

E-Flora BC: Parthenocissus vitacea atlas page

CalPhotos: Parthenocissus vitacea photos

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