- Popular name(s): White Swallow-Wort, Swallowwort, German Ipecac
- Botanical name: Vincetoxicum hirundinaria
- Family: Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae subfamily
- Origin: Asia (Caucasus, West Asia, to India), Europe, North Africa, White Swallow-Wort can be found as an introduced species in some parts of Canada and the USA.
- Height: 30 to 120 centimetres
- USDA zone: 5 (-23 °C)