Ampelopsis arborea from Cynthia, South Carolina

Trying to figure this out. Looks like it could be poison ivy but the pointy leaves and red berries are throwing me off. I see this vine a lot when iI am out walking.


Hi Cynthia,

this is called the peppervine, Ampelopsis arborea, in the grape family. It is a native vine, and relatively common especially towards the coast.


Dr. Steven Hill, Botanist, SCNPS

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