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NEW JERSEY INVASIVE SPECIES STRIKE TEAM
www.njisst.org
Five-leaf Aralia (Eleutherococcus sieboldianus)
Also called: Acanthopanax sieboldianus ‘Variegatus’
Small greenish flowers
of five-leaf aralia
Family name: Aralia (Araliaceae)
Native range: Eurasia
NJ Status: Emerging Stage 0 - Absent or very rare. It
is highly threatening to natural communities. All
detected occurrences should be eradicated.
General description:
• Fast growing deciduous shrub
• 6’-8’ tall and 6’-8’ wide
• Branches arcing
• Short spines at each leaf bud along the stems
Fruit:
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Leaves:
• Alternate, toothed
• Palmately compound leaves with 5-7 leaflets
• 1”-2.5” long
• Rich, dark green
• Variegated forms have leaves edged in white
• Leaves remain late into fall (no fall color)
• Variegated varieties in cultivation
Spines at each
leaf base
Flowers:
• Small, greenish white
• Born in clusters
• Blooms May-June
Small
Green to
black
Borne in
clusters
Habitat:
• Forest, open forest, edge, hedgerow,
landscaping
• Highly tolerant of a wide range of conditions
Commercial Availability: Yes
Look-alikes:
Goutweed (or Bishop's
weed) (Aegopodium
podagraria)
• Weedy
groundcoverwidely planted
• Most leaves are
basal with flower
stalk protruding
(to 3’)
• Leaves in groups
of 3
• Some varieties
may have white
edges
Goutweed
Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)
• Native deciduous vine
with tendrils
• Palmately compound
leaves, 3 to 5 leaflets
• Purple to red fall color
• Bluish berries
• Lacking spines