English-Ivy (Hedera helix)
English-Ivy Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: No allergy has been reported for English-Ivy (Hedera helix) species.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Summer.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Shrub: A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
Weed: Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
Perennial: Living for many years.
State Noxious Weed: unpleasant and possibly also harmful.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Evergreen: Retaining leaves throughout the year including changing seasons.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
English-Ivy Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Dye: Used as a colored dye.
Honey/Bee Pollen: A plant used as a source of food for Honey Bees, and may be a flavor of honey such as clover or alfalfa.
Butterfly Plant: A plant that is known to attract butterflies.
More English-Ivy (Hedera helix) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP