Ivy (disambiguation)

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Ivy without qualifiers usually means plants in the genus Hedera in the family Araliaceae. It may also refer to:


  • Boston ivy, Parthenocissus tricuspidatus, in the grape family Vitaceae
  • Ground ivy, one of the species of the mint genus Glechoma
  • Poison ivy, a plant in the genus Toxicodendron in the family Anacardiaceae
  • Swedish ivy, a plant species in the genus Plectranthus



For a list of people with the given name Ivy, see Ivy (name).

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]




Other art, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Ivy, a book series by Julie Hearn, published by Oxford University Press
  • Ivy Valentine, (aka Isabella "Ivy" Valentine), a fictional character from the Soul series of fighting games

Brands and enterprises[edit]


  • Apache Ivy, a transitive dependency manager for Java, or other applications that require management artifact dependencies.
  • Ivy, a decentralized peer-to-peer file system
  • Ivy, an embeddable scripting language
  • IVY, a web application framework for PHP


  • Ivy League, an association of prestigious American universities
  • "The Jesuit Ivy", a nickname for Boston College, Massachusetts

Nuclear science[edit]

  • Ivy Mike, the code name given to the first test of a successful fusion device, detonated on October 31, 1952
  • Operation Ivy, a pair of nuclear tests in 1952

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]