What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
While many gardeners see the Virginia creeper as a pest to be eradicated, some embrace this native and use it in the landscape. A bare, weathered fence can be transformed by allowing this creeper to do its thing. Often mistaken for poison ivy, this vine has five leaflets, while poison ivy has three leaflets. Learn more about this native vine by clicking on the link Virginia Creeper.
Refer to the following link for information about poison ivy identification.