Japanese Knotweed & Mystery Vine
I don't mean to seem ungrateful but I am wondering why properties down the street have japanese knotweed and ours (apparently) does not?
On another note, I noticed a smooth, thick, grey woody vine with almost no branches on the way up and small leaves, reaching straight up from the ground to the canopy of a large oak without touching the trunk. It is not grape, porcelain berry, bittersweet, virginia creeper or poison ivy. Sorry, no pics. Any thoughts on what this mystery vine could be. I am embarassed that I never noticed it in four years.