Nasty Green Briar - Smilax rotundifolia
Do any Carolinians out there have any great ideas on getting rid of Green Briar? I suspect this prickly stuff spreads by underground runners so clipping it with my pruners will probably be a waste of my time. The entire back line of my property is infested with this horrid plant.
Round-up, used carefully, would probably help, but the idea of trying to keep this pesticide on only the unwanted plants seems a bit far-fetched and unfortunately there are many wanted plants growing in, around and under the tangle of briar.
Is it possible there's an easier way?