Amur pepper-vine, porcelain-berry, turquoise-berry
[Ampelopsis brevipedunculata var. maximowiczii (Maxim.) Trautv., more...]
Etymology: Ampelopsis: Greek for "vine-like"
Plants: perennial woody vine
Invasiveness: Prohibited Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped; ecologically invasive
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