(Parthenocissus quinquefolia)
The Grape Family (Vitaceae)

Virginia Creeper has a five-part, alternate, compound, deciduous leaf that may turn a pinkish red color in the fall; vine has gray-brown, thick, tendril covered bark.


Found in dry to moist areas, woodlands and streambeds.

Interesting Facts: 

Blue-black BERRIES are toxic to humans, sometimes fatal, but other parts are safe.

Wildlife value: 
Pollen source for bees and other pollinators; foliage and fruit are food source for some mammals and berry-eating birds.
Leaf type: 
Wildlife value: 
Tree dimensions: 

Leaf length: 4.00-8.00 inches

Where to find Virginia Creeper on the Louisiana State Arboretum Trails:

TER - Walker Terrace 24.0

Refer to our Live Map to locate this species and its interpretative signage on the trail system.