Other names: Amur Peppervine, Porcelain Ampelopsis, Porcelain Vine, Turquoise Berry
See also Shrubs of Wisconsin, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
|Photo by Donald Hobern on Flickr under a Creative Commons license|
There is also a variegated leaf form of this plant.
Fruit has been found to have particular patterns of pigments that make them especially attractive to birds (see M. Witty, A. Yard, J.L. Kinard and Ruth O. Adekunle, 2010. Ampelopsis brevipedunculata berries are simultaneously attractive to birds and repulsive to mammals. International Journal of Botany 6: 35-40.
See also identification tips and distinguishing Ampelopsis from native grapes in Mistaken Identity? Invasive Plants and their Native Look-alikes: an Identification Guide for the Mid-Atlantic (PDF) by the New York Botanical Garden.
- Species profile at USDA Plants Database
- Michigan Flora online species profile
- University of Wisconsin-Steven Point Robert. W. Freckmann herbarium species profile
- Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, Invasive.org species profile
- University of Connecticut Plant Database species profile
- University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity Herbarium species profile
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