General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15 feet or more
Plant Spread: Climbing, trailing vine
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: Inedible green berry turning bluish to purplish black at maturity.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

Common names
  • Sorrelvine
  • Grape Ivy
  • Marine Vine
  • Cow-Itch Vine
  • Possum Grape Ivy
  • Marine Ivy
  • Possum Grape
  • Ivy Treebine
  • Arizona Grape Ivy
  • Sorrel Vine
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Cissus trifoliata
  • Synonym: Cissus incisa

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden
Date: 2018-10-19
Every year this plant is host to the Vine Sphinx caterpillar.  Wh
Location: Friend's garden, Comal County, Tx.
Date: 2016-09-03
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-03

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