What is this plant?

Asked June 27, 2017, 10:22 PM EDT

This vine is taking over fences in our community garden. What is it? How to rid our site?

Howard County Maryland

1 Response

This looks like a wild grape vine (Vitis sp.). You can cut the branches out and down to the base, and then you will have to dig out the roots. There are grapes forming on the plant already, so you should remove the plant before the fruits ripen and drop (and spread seeds).