Honeysuckle (Lonicera L.), Baltimore, Maryland, July 2014. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.
Vines compete with trees and shrubs for sunlight and water. Their weight also can weaken branches, especially those laden with snow.
Vines encompassing tree trunk (left), Millersville, Maryland, August 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Moss (right), Thurmont, Maryland, July 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.
Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans), Glen Burnie, Maryland, May 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
|Bittersweet, American||Celastrus scandens L.||May - June|
|Cactus, Prickly Pear||Opuntia humifusa||April - June|
|Creeper, Trumpet||Campsis radicans (L.) Seem. ex Bureau||July - Sept.|
|Crossvine||Bignonia capreolata L.||May - June|
Prickly Pear Cactus, Assateague Island National Park Seashore (Worcester County), Maryland, May 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.
|Honeysuckle, Trumpet||Lonicera sempervirens L.||April - July|
|Needles, Devil's Darning||Clematis virginiana L.||July - Sept.|
|Vasevine||Clematis viorna L.||May - Aug.|
|Creeper, Virginia||Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.||June - Aug.|
|Ivy, Poison||Toxicodendron radicans||May - July|
|Passionflower, Purple||Passiflora incarnata L.||June - Sept.|
|Wisteria, American||Wisteria frutescens||May - July|
Virginia Creeper, Glen Burnie, Maryland, May 2015. Photos by Diane F. Evartt.
|Berry, Porcelain||Ampelopsis brevipedunculata||July - Aug.|
|Bittersweet, Oriental||Celastrus orbiculatus||May - June|
|Clematis, Sweet Autumn||Clematis terniflora||June - Oct.|
|Honeysuckle, Japanese||Lonicera japonica||April - Sept.|
|Ivy, English||Hedera helix||Aug. - Oct.|
Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora), also known as Wild Clematis & noted for its sweet scent, Crownsville, Maryland, August 2015. Photos by Diane F. Evartt.
English Ivy (Hedera helix), Baltimore, Maryland, July 2014. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.
|Kudzu||Pueraria lobata||July - Sept.|
|Mile-a-Minute||Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross||May - July|
|Periwinkle, Common||Vinca minor||April - Aug.|
|Tearthumb, Asiatic||Polygonum perfoliatum||July - Aug.|
|Wisteria, Chinese||Wisteria sinensis||May - June|
|Wisteria, Japanese||Wisteria floribunda||April - June|
Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis)(left), Glen Burnie, Maryland, April 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis)(right), Glen Burnie, Maryland, April 2011. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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