; Parthenocissus quinquefolia) of North America and a Eurasian species of honeysuckle (q.v. Virginia creeper is a fast-growing, perennial, woody vine that is often used as a decorative ground or wall covering. Virginia Creepers. It is native to eastern and central North America south to Mexico. Parthenocissus inserta (syn. Parthenocissus vitacea), also known as thicket creeper, false Virginia creeper, woodbine, or grape woodbine, is a woody vine native to North America, in southeastern Canada (west to southern Manitoba) and a large area of the United States, from Maine west to Montana and south to New Jersey and Missouri in the east, and Texas to Arizona in the west. For accuracy's sake, this may be western woodbine rather than Virginia creeper. There is not much difference between these vines, and the exact identification doesn't change the answer. It is typically located in open areas of ravines, valleys, rich woods, thickets, rocky bluffs, hillsides, and fencerows. ; Lonicera Sometimes called Woodbind, woodbine, false grapes, five leaves, American Ivy, five leaved Ivy, thicket creeper. The Virginia creeper plant, also called American ivy, ampelopsis and woodbine, can cause a skin rash, according to the Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac Information Center. Woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea), a cousin of Virginia creeper (P. quinquefolia), is a fast-growing and sturdy vine that will twine its way over fences and walls and provide summer greenery, fall brilliance, winter architecture and berries for birds.Its dense foliage acts as a seasonal screen and provides cover for birds and other small wildlife. Woodbine, any of many species of vines belonging to a number of flowering-plant families, especially the Virginia creeper (q.v. Virginia creeper has a bad—but well-deserved—reputation for its fast spread and tenacity. It is commonly found in eastern North America and is often grown as a covering vine for walls, fences, and trunks of large trees. Warning: Virginia creeper berries are highly toxic to humans and may be fatal if eaten. The closely related species, P. inserta, also called woodbine, is very similar in appearance but cannot climb smooth surfaces like P. quinquefolia can. https://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/shrub/virginia-creeper The Western woodbine has tendrils that twine around stems and climbs other plants, fences, etc. Also known as woodbine, thicket creeper, and five-leaved ivy, Virginia creeper ruthlessly pushes aside other plants by stealing their sunlight, water, and nutrients. The Virginia creeper plant has sap that contains oxalate crystals, a substance known to cause skin irritation and rash. Parthenocissus quinquefolia is a deciduous, woody vine that is commonly called Virginia creeper or Woodbine. 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