Deciduous, Evergreen, Shrubs, Vines
Unusual New Zealand natives with thin, wiry stems, small leaves, and insignificant flowers.Muehlenbeckia complexa
Twining vine that can climb to 20–30 ft. or more; sprawls in the absence of support. Used as a groundcover, spreads over a 30-ft.-wide area. Forms a dense tangle of thin black or brown stems. Light green leaves are 1/2–3/4 in. long, variable in shape—may be oval, rounded, fiddle shaped. Good for beach planting or as a screen. Curb growth by shearing or cutting back as much as desired; the plant will regrow vigorously.
Native to eastern North America; for ornamental species, see
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