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

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.

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