Squaw Vine is a perennial herbaceous woody shrub, that is an evergreen with a creeping non climbing vine. The leaves are opposite, ovate to cordate with a pale yellow midrib. The leaves remain green throughout the winter. The flowers are twin white tubular with 4 petals covered with fine hairs. The plant produces scarlet berries that are edible but tasteless. The fruit ripens in mid July through October. The twigs are very delicate and barely woody, light green to brown in color.