Ampelopsis arborea

Ground Cherry

Synonyms: Cape gooseberry

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Spreading, climbing
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Toothed to wavy
Leaf Hairs: Upper surface, scattered about under surface
Leaf Structure: Oval, pointed at apex
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Taprooted with branching rhizomes
Flower Color: Yellow


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Herbicidal Control Options

Preemergence: Atrazine, Isoxaben

Post Emergence: Atrazine, Metribuzin, Sulfentrazone

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