Virginia-creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Vigorous climber to 30 metres. Leaves digitate, with five elliptical, coarsely toothed leaflets. Tendrils branched. The flowers are greenish, 3 or 4 mm long with deflexed petals. Berries globose turning red then black.
Occurs as an escape from cultivation naturalising on waste ground or old walls.
Flowers June and July.
Widespread but scattered records from parts of England and Wales as an escape from cultivation.
Infrequent or under recorded as a naturalised plant in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
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