Royal Oak, MI(Zone 6a)

I removed this invasive vine from a flower bed last year and attempted to remove it from my hosta bed (now I see pieces popping up here and there). I saw the virginia creeper thread down below, but my vine appears to have only three leaves instead of five. It grows in shade to full sun and will attach itself to just about anything: soil, stones, shrubs, trees. The stems become woody and break off easily at the surface, but I've pulled roots from nearly a foot down.

Any help on identifying this would be appreciated! Then I'll know what I'm up against. Here's a pic of the young leaves this spring.

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Woodward, OK(Zone 6a)

You know. I wonder if that is a weed. I have found it trying to come up in places in my yard before. I pull it up the minute I see it. I figure anything that comes up and I didn't plant it can't be good.

Royal Oak, MI(Zone 6a)

Here's one pic I found of the vine from last year. I think the previous homeowner actually planted it in this bed beneath a pine tree. The vine had covered it completely, was strangling the bordering hostas, and had climbed 10 feet into the tree.

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Woodward, OK(Zone 6a)

Well now I am not sure that that is what I keep finding in my yard now that I see a lot of it. Of course, I never let mine get very big. Honestly, when I first came across it I was afraid to touch it. I don't know what poison ivy looks like exactly and was afraid it would make me break out! Isn't that silly?

Coon Rapids, MN(Zone 4a)

Parthenocissus sp. In the US, called Boston Ivy thought it is not really a ivy.

Jackson, SC(Zone 8a)

looks like virginia creeper or similar to it

Royal Oak, MI(Zone 6a)

Maybe Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Crug Compact'?

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/210987/

Woodward, OK(Zone 6a)

Looks similar! I think your leaves are chubbier. Maybe you are just feeding them well. Ha! ha! I especially like the fly in the picture!

Coon Rapids, MN(Zone 4a)

What fly? I didn't see any except for a illusion produced by tendrils in the first picture sw near the rock.

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