Fallopia baldschuanica

Russian Vine
Fallopia baldschuanica (Polygonum aubertii)

Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
AKA: Bukhara Fleeceflower, Mile-a-minute Vine,
 Chinese Fleecevine, Silver Lace Vine

Photo taken on: July 2, 2005
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Fences, trees

 A trailing vine to 30ft long which climbs shrubs, trees and fences with woody stems. Leaves are oval to triangular. Flowers grow in an open long cluster of tiny white to greenish flowers with five lobes. Fruits have white wings. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant but can be invasive.

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Long Clusters