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Russian Vine

Fallopia baldschuanica

Plant Data

Order:
Caryophyllales
Family:
Polygonaceae (Dock)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Small bright greenish-white flowers in showy trusses. On close examination, each flower is composed of 5 tepals, 3 of which are winged.
Fruit:
A glossy black seed (achene), up to 2mm across.
Leaves:
A deciduous woody climbing plant which is extremely quick growing and invasive. Yellowish-green, heart-shaped leaves with pointed tips. Long-stalked. The leaves are similar-looking to Bindweed leaves.
Maximum Size:
10 meters spread.
Aroma:
Flowers are fragrant.
Other Names:
Bukhara Fleeceflower, Chinese Fleecevine, Mile-a-minute, Silver Lace Vine.
Habitats:
Gardens, hedgerows, roadsides, scrub.