ENGLISH IVY (Hedera Helix)

About The Suspect!

It is a terrestrial pest and a plant. It is dark green, waxy, somewhat leathery, typically green with whitish veins. Its an aggressive invader that threatens all vegetation levels of forested and open areas. It flourishes under shady to full sun conditions in soil and individual veins can be pulled by hands when soil is moist. It's wanted because they slowly tear apart buildings and kill leaves by covering them from sunlight.

Where it's from?

Its found throughout the east US to the west. Occurs from Arizona to Washington state. English colonist introduced English Ivy as early as 1727