Definition of Virginia creeper in English:

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Virginia creeper


A North American vine of the grape family, chiefly cultivated for its red autumn foliage.
  • Genus Parthenocissus, family Vitaceae: several species, in particular P. quinquefolia.
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  • Some of the most popular berry-producing plants for bluebirds include blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, elderberry, bayberry, dogwood, juniper, Virginia creeper, sumac, pokeweed, mountain ash, and mistletoe.
  • Ornamental plants related to the grapevine include the Virginia creeper in the US and Europe, the kangaroo vine in Australia, and Japanese ivy and Crimson Glory in Japan.
  • Because the canopy is relatively open here, the vegetation is often overgrown with rattan vine, greenbrier, wild grape, pepper vine, trumpet creeper, Virginia creeper, and poison ivy.

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Syllabification: Vir·gin·ia creep·er

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