Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Sun – Part Sun
Length: Up to 50 feet long
Bloom Color: Green-yellow
Bloom Season: Late spring
Suggested Uses: Woody vine that is native to riverbanks, floodplain forests and moist forests with dappled sunlight. Climbs trees, shrubs, fences and can be damaging to them.
Native Range: Native to the Midwest and Northeast. Native throughout the state of Minnesota.
Pollinators: Bees. Host plant for caterpillars of many species of moths. Provides food and shelter for many birds and mammals.
Flowers: Drooping panicles of yellow-green flowers.
Leaves: Often have 3 lobes, are serrated.
More information: USDA plant profile