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vine-ill roof feature


Jim Baird
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This is a trumpet vine (Campsis radicans), a native vine that can EAT a building, much like English ivy.

It is rooted in the crawl, and found its way up beside the 3 inch vent pipe and pushed through the vent boot to the light.

Buyer will nip in bud in crawl, but the brush may be thickest when removal time comes.

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The vine is kind of a nuisance here, like honeysuckle. It climbed through tiny space more than twelve feet and pushed through the rubber boot to glory in the sunlight. There is a big bulge in the faux vinyl soffit that I did not disturb...assume it contains a spool of vine.

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