Taxon  Report   4023 
Hedera helix  L.
English ivy
Hedera helix
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Hedera helix
© 2014 Margo Bors
Hedera helix, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Hedera helix
© 1985 Joe DiTomaso
Genus: Hedera
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Hedera helix ssp. helix
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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