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Monday - June 25, 2012

From: Dexter, KY
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Plant Identification, Vines
Title: E-mailing a picture for Plant ID from Dexter KY
Answered by: Barbara Medford


Could I email a picture of a vine that is taking over my porch? Can't seem to find it anywhere. It is dark green and relatively shiny with 10 leaves on each stem.


We are sorry but we are no longer set up to receive pictures. Please go to our Plant Identification page to find other websites that do accept pictures and can possibly help you.


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