Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Siebold & Zucc.) Planch.
A.DC. & C.DC., Monogr.Phan. 5:452 (1889)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 21 November 2000

Climber. Fl. Aug. Black sandy clay. Creek.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Perth.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)
Kate Brown and Karen Bettink, Monday 26 August 2019

General Biology. Growth form. Vine.

Notes. In WA, it has only been recorded as naturalised along Gingin Brook, but it appears to have the ability to invade wetlands with relatively intact fringing vegetation.

Additional information. Origin. China, Japan & Korea. History of use/introduction. Garden escape. Similar exotic species. Parthenocissus quinquefolia.

Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings; scrape and paint stems - 50% glyphosate; spray regrowth 1.5% glyphosate Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.

Management Calendar

Calendar Type Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Comments
Flowering             O Y O        

Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.



  • Hussey, B.M.J., Keighery, G.J., Dodd, J., Lloyd, S.G. & Cousens, R.D. (2007) Western Weeds. A guide to the weeds of Western Australia. 2nd Edition. The Plant Protection Society of Western Australia, Victoria Park.

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