About Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata)
Woody, deciduous perennial vine similar to wild grape; invasive. At one time commonly sold by the nursery trade
Climbs by tendrils; leaves alternate, dark green, maple-shaped with toothed margins, vary from slightly lobed to deeply cut
Seeds and regrowth from roots
Conditions that favor growth
Common in moist shady environments
Remove plants to the ground before seeds are formed and dispersed; may take several seasons of manual removal to get under control
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