IPM1007, Revised November 2009
A perennial woody vine with showy red-orange trumpet shaped flowers that can reach 40 feet or more in length. Trumpetcreeper is primarily a weed of fencerows, landscapes, and wooded areas, but can become a problem in areas where continuous no-tillage agriculture is practiced. Mature leaves are opposite and composed of several similar leaflets also arranged oppositely from one another. A single leaf may contain 7 to 15 leaflets that are 1-3 inches long, 1/2 to 1-1/2 inches wide, and coarsely toothed. Stems climb or trail along the ground and become woody with age. Stems root when they come in contact with the ground.
IPM1007, revised November 2009
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