Plant ID forum: Please ID This Evil Weed!!!

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Mar 1, 2016 11:47 AM CST
A week ago I asked for an id on some bulbs found when digging up the front garden. They were misidentified as canna lily. I got suspicious when a bulb started to put on very unlike canna growth so I dug up one in the garden with leaves on it and found more bulbs .. no wonder they are so hard to kill! Now that I know how to get rid of them there is going to be lots of digging going on. Can someone tell me the name of this please? The leaves look bad because it was hit with weed killer. They are vines with thorns on them and tend to wind through and around plants.

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Name: Jay
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Horntoad
Mar 1, 2016 11:57 AM CST
Hard to see on my phone, but looks a lot like Greenbrier, Smilax bona nox
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Name: Tara
Jacksonville, Fl. (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Mar 1, 2016 12:07 PM CST
I agree It does look like a Smilax. Grumbling They are dastardly!
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
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Xeramtheum
Mar 1, 2016 12:28 PM CST
Bingo! That's what it is. Thanks!
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar

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