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Hedera helix
(Araliaceae)

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Species description or overview

Information about Hedera helix from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
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Hedera helix information from PIER
Information on Hedera helix as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Hedera helix description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Hedera helix as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

English ivy (Hedera helix) fact sheet
English ivy description, impacts, and control methods are presented by the Plant Conservation Alliance.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Hedera helix
Nomenclatural information about Hedera helix is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Hedera helix information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hedera helix--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Hedera helix information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Hedera helix, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Hedera helix
Nomenclatural information about Hedera helix is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Hedera helix (Araliaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Hedera helix as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Hedera helix impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Hedera helix as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Hedera helix weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Hedera helix for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Control methods

Hedera helix management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Hedera helix as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Hedera helix (Araliaceae) (English ivy)
Links to high-resolution free images of Hedera helix (Araliaceae) (English ivy) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Hedera helix information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hedera helix in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Hedera helix images from PIER
Images of Hedera helix provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Hedera helix information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hedera helix in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Hedera helix information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hedera helix--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Hedera helix worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Hedera helix is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Invasive plants of California's wildlands
Bossard, Carla C., John M. Randall, and Marc C. Hoshovsky (eds.) . 2000. Invasive plants of California's wildlands. University of California Press. 360 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-520-22547-3.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


Experts

Hedera helix contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Hedera helix as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Hedera helix references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Hedera helix as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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