Porcelain Berry

(Ampelopsis brevipedunculata)

General description:

Deciduous perennial vine; stems have lenticels; white pith; may grow up to 15’ in one season.

 

Ecological threat:

  • Shades out native vegetation by forming a dense blanket.
  • Also climbs up trees and shrubs increasing the possibility for downing during storms.
  • Prefers moist woods, floodplains, stream banks, and woodland edges.
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(Berberis thunbergii)