Pest Photo

Chris Evans, River to River CWMA,

English ivy

Hedera helix

English ivy (Hedera helix) is an invasive plant. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in West Virginia in 2006.

The plant is considered invasive and destructive in parts of Australia and the United States. Its sale and cultivation is banned in several places.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.