Weed identification

Asked July 17, 2017, 1:36 PM EDT

Hi there. I'm trying to identify this week that's all over my friend's backyard. I was not able to match it with anything that's in our weed identification book. Thank you for your help!

Baltimore Maryland weed issues plant identification

1 Response

This is porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata). It is an invasive species in Maryland. The following web page has information about this plant and recommendations for how to remove it.
https://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/fact/ambr1.htm

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