Parthenocissus quinquefolia Planch.
Monogr.Phan. 5:448 (1887)

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


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cockburn, Dardanup, Gingin, Melville, Murray.

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

General Biology. Growth form. Vine. Dispersal. Ants, birds. Vegetative regeneration strategy. coppices/resprouts,stem layering. Seedbank persistence. Soil, short-medium, days- 5 years.

Additional information. Origin. Eastern Asia.

Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings; scrape and paint stems - 100 % 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.


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