Climbing vine that is taking over

Asked June 25, 2018, 10:51 AM EDT

Hi, Thanks so much for volunteering! What is this vine that is taking over? A climbing vine that has a legume-like nodules attached to the root. Three leaves and thin stem. Very aggressive.

Hennepin County Minnesota invasive vine

2 Responses

Hog-peanut (Amphicarpa bracteata) is a delicate twining annual vine and can sometimes be confused with poison ivy. The best eradication method is to simply pull it out to prevent seed set.

https://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/flower/american-hog-peanut

This is so great to finally know what it is! Thank you!