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Old 07-25-2013, 02:41 AM   #1
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Grows like madness in absolutely every direction.. new leaves are glossy with a red tint.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:08 AM   #2
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Looks like a wild grape vine to me.
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Wild grape vine.
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Could be... I thought it was for a while, the aerial roots look like grapes... It's growth is blowing my mind, it has gone from a small little creeper thing that I mowed over once or twice to covering over a big section of fence, crawling up hot wires and trees.
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Vitis vulpina ?
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Yeah, it grows like crazy. Got one in our yard that I'm constantly trying to control. The good part...birds enjoy the grapes.
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:19 PM   #7
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Follow the vines to the base of the plant and cut there. Do as much damage to the roots too if you can.
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:53 AM   #8
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Follow the vines to the base of the plant and cut there. Do as much damage to the roots too if you can.
I hacked it up... They grew on the property years ago, you can still see several 20+ foot vines dangling from the elms. Thanks for the tips and ID.
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:17 AM   #9
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Are the leaves poisonous? I have a bit that runs around my fence. I was going to chop it but I was afraid that if I cut it once, two more will grow in its place.
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Old 08-01-2013, 03:16 PM   #10
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Grape vine!! Take the small leaves, fill with cooked rice and meat, steam. Yummy!
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