Plantae > Tracheophyta > Magnoliopsida > Vitales > Vitaceae > Ampelopsis heterophylla > Ampelopsis heterophylla var. brevipedunculata

Ampelopsis heterophylla var. brevipedunculata

Synonyms: Ampelopsis brevipedunculata; Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata; Cissus brevipedunculata; Cissus humulifolia var. brevipedunculata; Vitis brevipedunculata

Wikipedia Abstract

Ampelopsis glandulosa, with common names creeper, porcelain berry, Amur peppervine, and wild grape, is an ornamental plant, native to temperate areas of Asia. It is generally similar to, and potentially confused with, grape species (genus Vitis) and other Ampelopsis species.

Invasive Species

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata is a deciduous, climbing vine of the grape family. It is a hardy species that can adapt to a variety of environmental conditions, growing especially well in moist soils exposed to full sunlight or partial shade. It is however drought-tolerant and adaptable to poor soils of varying pH. In spite of its aggressiveness, it continues to be spread via the horticultural trade. Birds and other small mammals disperse its seeds, and evidence exists that water acts as a secondary method of dispersal.


Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Monoecious
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Insects, Lepidoptera
Structure [2]  Vine
Height [2]  66 feet (20 m)
View Plants For A Future Record : Ampelopsis heterophylla var. brevipedunculata

Protected Areas


Deidamia inscriptum (Lettered Sphinx)[4]
Eumorpha achemon (Achemon sphinx moth)[4]
Nokona purpurea[4]
Nokona regalis[4]
Thinopteryx crocoptera[4]


Pollinated by 
Andrena brevihirtiscopa[5]
Eurystylus coelestialium[5]
Hylaeus globula[5]
Psychostrophia melanargia[5]
Vespa simillima (Yellow hornet)[5]


North America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
5Kato, M., T. Makutani, T. Inoue, and T. Itino. 1990. Insect-flower relationship in the primary beech forest of Ashu, Kyoto: an overview of the flowering phenology and seasonal pattern of insect visits. Contr. Biol. Lab. Kyoto Univ. 27:309-375.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License