Sewanee Herbarium » Flora of the Domain » Woody Vines

This list includes Sewanee's native and naturalized woody plants. Introduced species that have not naturalized are excluded.

A * by the plant indicates that it is not native to Sewanee.

Bignonia capreolata L.-- Cross Vine
Campsis radicans (L.) Seem. ex Bureau -- Trumpet Creeper
Celastrus orbiculata Thunb.-- Oriental Bittersweet*
Clematis virginiana L.-- Virgin's Bower
Cocculus carolinus (L.) DC.-- Coralbeads
Hedera helix L.-- English Ivy*
Lonicera japonica Thunb.-- Japanese Honeysuckle*
Lonicera sempervirens L.-- Coral Honeysuckle*
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.-- Virginia Creeper
Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida -- Kudzu*
Rubus hispidus L.-- Dewberry
Smilax bona-nox L.-- Greenbrier
Smilax rotundifolia L.-- Greenbrier
Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze -- Poison Ivy
Vitis aestivalis Michx.-- Summer Grape
Vitis labrusca L.-- Fox Grape
Vitis rotundifolia Michx.--Muscadine
Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC.-- Wisteria*


Puckette, Stephen E. 1996. Comparative Description of the Native Trees of the Sewanee Area. The University of the South Press.

Taxonomy follows Kartesz, John T. 1994. A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Timber Press, OR.

The Biodiversity on the Mountain series is produced by the Department of Biology of the University of the South. This checklist was prepared by Mary Priestley, with contributions from Karen Kuers of the Department of Forestry and Geology.