Common Name: Peppervine
Published in: Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Michaux) 1: 159. 1803.
Other: 'Ampelos' is Greek for vine and 'opis' means similar, hence 'Ampelopsis' meaning vinelike and probably referring to its similarity to the grape vine (Stearn). Lectotype: A. cordata Michx. (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 2: 509. 1913).