Vines and Climbers forum: Mystery Vine

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Name: Elizabeth
Wilmington, NC (Zone 8a)
elizbe
Apr 23, 2016 5:10 AM CST
Who knows what this vine is? I found it at a friend's house and I would like to know what it is before I plant some in my yard. Thanks folks. You always come through for me when I need info.
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Name: Jolana
Mountain City, Tx (Zone 8b)
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froggardener
Apr 23, 2016 6:14 AM CST
I'm pretty sure that is a chocolate vine
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Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)

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Gerris2
Apr 23, 2016 6:02 PM CST
Be careful, it appears to be invasive.

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Name: Elizabeth
Wilmington, NC (Zone 8a)
elizbe
Apr 30, 2016 1:33 PM CST
Thanks @froggardener and @Gerris2. No worries - the cuttings I took didn't root. It does have a pretty little flower, but I wouldn't want it if its invasive.
Name: Anna Z.
Monroe, WI
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AnnaZ
Apr 30, 2016 1:41 PM CST
Sounds like something the Spousal Unit would like to plant on those 3 horribly steep banks that we can't mow and he is sick to death of weed-eating. I have crown vetch planted but not all of it "took". Last year where it did grow, it really did good. We'll have to see how it does this year.
Name: Linda
Pawleys Island, SC (Zone 8b)
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Ibartoo
May 1, 2016 9:15 AM CST
It is definitely a chocolate vine. Mine has never been invasive, but I garden in a lot of sand and it doesn't seem to travel. It does take a long time to root for me.
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