Plant ID forum: What's the name of this ivy?

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blackclover
Oct 2, 2020 12:35 PM CST
Hello,

I'd like to identify this ivy cutting. This comes from Baja California, Mexico.

Thanks.

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plantladylin
Oct 2, 2020 1:10 PM CST
I think it might be Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

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Hamwild
Oct 2, 2020 1:47 PM CST
Baja_costero, I realize cacti and succulents are your specialty, but given you live in Baja, does this look familiar? I'm all ears!
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plantladylin
Oct 2, 2020 2:34 PM CST
@Baja_Costero
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porkpal
Oct 2, 2020 3:30 PM CST
I agree that it looks like Virginia creeper.
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Baja_Costero
Oct 2, 2020 4:37 PM CST
I do not recognize the plant.
Name: John
Pomona/Riverside CA (Zone 9a)
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Oct 2, 2020 5:09 PM CST
Was it growing wild outside of city limits or somewhere potentially a garden?
If it's in a garden it could be anything, Parthenocissus, Cissus. In the wild would have to be native which would narrow the field considerably.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Oct 2, 2020 5:15 PM CST
Another possibility is Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus vitacea)
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Hamwild
Oct 2, 2020 6:08 PM CST
plantladylin said:@Baja_Costero


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blackclover
Oct 2, 2020 6:40 PM CST
Thanks for all yours replies.

I'm a total neofite, but it doesn't look like Parthenocissus vitacea to me, the leaves does not have pronounced jagged edges, just very light ones.
Likewise, it might be Parthenocissus quinquefolia, although the pictures in the database are so different from one another it's hard to tell in my inexpert eye.
The plant I have got the cuttings from grows in a garden, so it might not be native.
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Name: John
Pomona/Riverside CA (Zone 9a)
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Oct 3, 2020 5:20 PM CST
The stem just doesn't seem "vine-y" enough to me to be Parthenocissus, or even Cissus. The foliage seems to be more substantial as well. It almost seems more Aralioid.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Oct 3, 2020 5:32 PM CST
Shrug! It doesn't look like any Aralia or Fatshedera that I'm familiar with. I'm still leaning towards Parthenocissus.

Perhaps you could take it to a local botanical garden, nursery, or University extension office and see if they can identify it.
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blackclover
Oct 4, 2020 1:54 PM CST
I don't have pictures of the whole plant right now but I will post it ASAP.
What I can tell you is that I don't see any flowers and it's a climber plant which sticks pretty firmly to the wall.
California
blackclover
Oct 5, 2020 2:27 PM CST
Here are two images og the plant with a flower and the tendrils.
Hope they help.
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Name: John
Pomona/Riverside CA (Zone 9a)
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Oct 5, 2020 2:37 PM CST
The flowers in the first picture are Honeysuckle and the plant in the second picture is Virginia Creeper. The Honeysuckle is growing THROUGH the Virginia Creeper. There are some creeper fruit in the first picture as well.

It's been awhile since I've seen Virginia Creeper. Lots of Boston Ivy, very little Virginia Creeper.

And the ivy's name is Steve. Hilarious!
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blackclover
Oct 5, 2020 6:44 PM CST
Funny detail about the honeysuckle growing throught the ivy.
I'm glad you could identify the plant as Virginia Creeper.

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