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May 30, 2020 10:37 AM CST
Lakeland, Florida (Zone 9b)
Trying to id this vine - Central Florida, very invasive, has runners all through my yard, climbs trees, fences, etc. And I am allergic to touching the leaves, my wife is not...
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May 30, 2020 10:58 AM CST
Lakeland, Florida (Zone 9b)
Just had a neighbor tell me that this is ampelopsis arborea aka peppervine. Thanks!
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May 30, 2020 11:21 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Peppervine (Nekemias arborea) is considered a native.

https://www.fnps.org/plants/pl...


Porcelain Berry (Ampelopsis heterophylla) is one that is considered invasive. The USDA map shows it as far south as Georgia but not in Florida. https://plants.usda.gov/core/p...
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May 30, 2020 11:43 AM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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Peppervine may be native, but it is extremely aggressive and a serious nuisance here.
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