Ivy Plants
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Not sure about this ivy.

Zone Birstall,Leicestershire. | Anonymous added on February 20, 2020 | Answered

Hi, i have a lot of ivy growing at the bottom of my garden which has berries on and I think they are poisnous. The back end of my garden leads to a railway embankment. My question being is that is this ivy illegal in the UK and am I responsible for removing it. Many thanks Gary.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on February 21, 2020

It may be the native mature form of the common ivy (Hedera helix) but I would get a definitive ID from a local authority. It is a native ivy prized by wildlife and common in the UK.

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