Invasive Plant Factsheet
This hardy native of Japan and northern China was introduced to the U. S. in 1870 and is still popular in the horticultural trade. Its attractive berries are carried by animals beyond garden plantings, allowing the vine to spread into natural areas where it can climb to heights of 20 feet or more. It is reported as invasive throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is prolific in natural areas in Arlington.
- Bignonia capreolata (Cross-vine)
- Celastrus scandens (American Bittersweet)
- Isotrema macrophyllum (Pipevine)
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