Category: Vine - Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Alternate leaves, to 5: long, 3 rounded lobes, mottled, shiny. Yellow-green flowers in late spring followed by dark blue-black berries in late summer, persisting through winter. Tendrils, stiff prickles.
Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 1030 in 1753.
Native to eastern and central US.