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Old 05-14-2015, 12:11 PM
 
Location: North Idaho
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Does anyone recognize this from a description? Sorry, I can't seem to master the photo thing.

I've got a huge fuchsia hedge. I had no idea that fuchsias could get that big. Intertwined with it is a clinging vine, smallish heart shaped leaves and really large white trumpet shaped flowers in late summer. Vine itself is string thin.

Leaves look a bit like morning glory but the flowers dont. They are really big. It's a pretty flower but the vine looks aggressive. I'll pull it out if it is a bad guy but I'd hate to destroy it and then find out later that it was a desirable plant.
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Old 05-14-2015, 12:14 PM
 
Location: Aiken, South Carolina, US of A
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google moonflower vine and see if that is it.
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Old 05-14-2015, 03:11 PM
 
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Moonflowers only bloom at night and they are not trumpet shaped. If your flowers aren't blooming at night, big round white blooms that smell wonderful, they are not Moonflowers. Just guessing, but per your description, could it be Bindweed? If so, it's part of the morning glory family I think and it is invasive.
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Old 05-14-2015, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Rhode Island
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Angel's Trumpet- Brugmansia?
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Old 05-14-2015, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Portland, OR
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Angel's Trumpet- Brugmansia?
Aren't those tropical? What is Datura? I can't remember if they call Angel's Trumpet a Datura or Brugmansia. I don't think Datura is tropical.
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Old 05-14-2015, 04:36 PM
 
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think neither datura (aka 'jimson weed") an annual or the closely related brugmansia (a shrub) behave as climbers or vines. convovulus arvenis/field bindweed/morning glory has both big white flowers, is a slender scrambling twining vine (it wraps itself around the stems of other plants), AND is very aggressive and hard to control once established (and it established VERY easily). it's a common weed in the pacific northwest and many other places and MIGHT be what the unknown plant is.

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Old 05-14-2015, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Logan Township, Minnesota
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Field bindweed
(Convolvulus arvensis)



Check Here
https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/...ulus/arvensis/
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Old 05-14-2015, 06:29 PM
 
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IOW, Woodrow LI, you are agreeing with my thoughts on this plant's i.d.??? if so, hope we're BOTH right, LOL.
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Old 05-14-2015, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Logan Township, Minnesota
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IOW, Woodrow LI, you are agreeing with my thoughts on this plant's i.d.??? if so, hope we're BOTH right, LOL.
Agreeing 100%. Oddly I was writing my post as you were submitting yours, I had gotten side tracked and waited an hour before submitting. Two trains on the same track.

The description of "skinny Vines" made me immediately think "Bindweed"
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Old 05-14-2015, 06:50 PM
 
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thanks Woodrow LI. hopefully "two trains on the same track" have lead to collusion, consensus, and co-operation on helping the o.p.. and NOT collision, conflict, and confusion in our answers, LOL!!! yes, "skinny vine" (and "big white flowers") tends to point pretty strongly to this particular plant. if indeed true, "oregonwoodsmoke" might well want to strongly consider trying to remove it ASAP. don't think i'll ever be able to remove the bindweed that's totally entangled in my penstemon bed (though the white flowers do actually go well with the red flowers of the penstemons---when they aren't trying to smother them!!!)

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