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Synonyms for ivy

Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits

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Ivies are in fact quite extraordinary plants, undergoing a metamorphosis as they approach maturity.
Ivies have a mythical history: Both Bacchus and Nero were said to have worn ivy wreaths, and Nero wore his around his head while Rome burned.
It must be remembered that, although the poorest Ivies have become poorer relative to their richer Ivy competitors, they have become richer relative to most of their other private competitors.
Some plants called ivy are really not ivies at all.
Ivies fill newsroom slots far out of proportion to our share of the American population.
Ivies have, however, been discovered as garden plants of true merit, versatile and adaptable, capable of climbing 100ft up a wall, or providing weed-smothering ground cover for a neglected corner where nothing else grows.