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This is the "vine that ate the South." Capable of growing 12 inches a day, it's native to Southeast Asia. Introduced in the U.S. in 1876 to control soil erosion. Seriously invasive, esp. in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia, where you can see miles of forests overwhelmed as you drive down the highway.
Another kudzu spotting from my collection:
In spring: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/323...
More detailed notes later ... it's so much a part of life here, you don't really think about it.