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Plant ID help please!

WoodsieWoodsie Posts: 58
Dear all ~ am I right in assuming that this climber is a grape vine?  It has appeared in my son's new back garden in the SE of England.  Any help would be appreciated.

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  • Cambridgerose12Cambridgerose12 Posts: 1,044
    edited April 2021
    I think that is white Bryony, a not uncommon weed of hedgerows. The fruit cause mild stomach upset, so best not try them.
  • WoodsieWoodsie Posts: 58
    Dear Cambridgerose12 ~ many thanks for your prompt response!  As they have two youngsters, plus a dog, it implies that its removable is preferable.  Again, thank you for your help.
  • cats_and_dogscats_and_dogs SurreyPosts: 71
    Be careful when digging out the root, it's very poisonous. The root is a tuber (looks like a parsnip) and if you don't dig it all out it will grow back. 
  • WoodsieWoodsie Posts: 58
    Many thanks for the advice!!
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