Hedera helix var. helix

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAraliaceae
Family (Traditional)Araliaceae
GenusHedera
Species: Hedera helix
Infrapecies:Hedera helix L. var. helix
Common NameEnglish Ivy
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Invasive Rank: TN-IPC Established Threat; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - liana; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Carpel Number/Pistil: 5; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 0; Sepal Number: 5; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Fusion: N/A; Tepal Number: 0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; Invasive

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Hedera helix var. helix - Dwayne Estes
Hedera helix var. helix - Dwayne Estes
Hedera helix var. helix - Dwayne Estes
Hedera helix var. helix - Dwayne Estes
Hedera helix var. helix - Milo Pyne
Hedera helix var. helix - Milo Pyne
Hedera helix var. helix - Sunny Fleming
Hedera helix var. helix - Sunny Fleming