Fast Growing Vine

Asked August 29, 2018, 4:13 PM EDT

Is this green vine , which in a short time has taken hold in a large pot, invasive?

Howard County Maryland plant identification flowers: annuals and herbaceous perennials

1 Response

This looks like a morning glory (Ipomoea sp). They are fast growers and spread easily by seeds. This looks like the ivy-leaf type (I. hederacea). They are listed as an invasive species in Maryland.

https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=2407
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/problems/invasive-plant-list

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