Common names: Algerian ivy
Hedera canariensis (Algerian ivy) is a perennial woody vine (family Araliaceae). It is found throughout California along the coast, and is less widespread than its close relative English ivy. Algerian ivy grows vigorously in forests where nothing else seems able to compete and inhibits regeneration of understory plants, including forest wildflowers and new trees and shrubs.Cal-IPC Rating: High
Plant Assessment Form - Information gathered by Cal-IPC on the impacts, rate of spread, and distribution of invasive plants in California. Does not include management information.
Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles
- East Bay volunteers head to the hills and the shores. Schwartz, Susan. Vol 16, Issue 4
- Recommended action on invasive ornamentals. Cal-IPC. Vol 14, Issue 1
Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations
None for this species.
Other Hedera canariensis Information
- CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.