Description: Aggressive, fragrant, climbing vine.
Flower: Fragrant white petals 1″ diameter, cross-shaped.
Leaves: 5-7″ long leaves that grow in pairs with one leaf on each side of the vine. 3-5 oval, leathery-textured, shiny green leaflets at the growing tips.
Fruit: Plum shaped fruit arranged in a star shape. Seeds are dispersed by the wind.
Elevation: 800-2,460 feet
Impacts: Invasive in many parts of the mainland US. Aggressively self-seeds in the landscape and generally hard to control. Also as the ability to germinate and grow in almost complete shade. All parts of this plant are toxic.