ID this plant please

stewbrew FL_10bOctober 15, 2013

Dark green climber growing on a fence in deep shade.

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The leaf shape looks like some type of aroid.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 12:04PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

I'd say Syngonium.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 12:08PM
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stewbrew FL_10b

Upon further investigation it is Syngonium Podophyllum (Arrowhead Vine) - an invasive plant, Category 1. That is, it is "...altering native plant communities by displacing native species, changing community structures or ecological functions, or hybridizing with natives". Source:

This is definately NOT a keeper. Glad I found out with the help of this very useful forum.

    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 9:55AM
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stewbrew FL_10b

A search on this plant indicates it is not a "noxious weed" on either Federal or FL plant lists, so it is not regulated by law. In FL it is category 1 - invasive exotic. FYI it "can cause mild to severe poisoning if ingested".
I think it can shipped legally. If anyone has other thoughts about the plant or shipping it, please let me know.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2013 at 2:42PM
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Why would you want to ship it?

    Bookmark   October 20, 2013 at 6:12PM
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