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Virginia Creeper

Natural History

Virginia Creeper is a member of the Grape Family. It is a creeping vine with tendrils that often fully cover rocks or trees. It has dark green leaves with toothed margins which grow in groups of 5 - 7 leaflets, each of which grows to 4 inches in length. The plant typically grows in canyons and along roadsides at elevations between 3000-7000 feet.

The leaves of the Virginia Creeper turn red in the Autumn.

Virginia Creeper typically blooms between May - September and produces inconspicuous tiny green flowers which grow in clusters, followed by bunches of small, dark purple berries.

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