Plant ID forum: Help ID this type of ivy

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May 29, 2016 12:19 PM CST
I need help to ID this type of ivy I uprooted from my fathers yard and am trying to grow it but don't know what it is and how to fully take care of it. Will someone please help
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Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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May 29, 2016 6:43 PM CST
Hi & Welcome!
It doesn't look like ivy but more like Hexastylis arifolia or a similar species.
Do the leaves have a ginger-like fragrance if crushed? (wash hands after checking)
In which state was the plant found?
Was it in a woodland area?
Can you get a photo of the stems of the plant? (including the base of the stems near the soil)
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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May 29, 2016 6:51 PM CST
Looks like a woodland ginger to me too Danita.
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