When plants run wild grow onto houses, the results can be spectacular — and weird. Sometimes, a building will just look like it's grown a luxurious beard. Other times, though, it'll look like something out of The Earth Without Us, with a house submerged in greenery.

Check out the most lush and astonishing images of houses covered by vines, leaves and blades of grass.

Top image via Wonderlane

A flower covered house in Half Moon Bay, California

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(via Wonderlane)

Turf houses on Iceland

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(via Christian Bickel)

A vine-covered house in Detroit by Andrew Moore

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(via Memo.Ryecroft)

Curta de Argeș, Romania

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(via Hipgnosis Vision)

Savannah, Georgia

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(via Shutterstock/meanmachine77)

Cury Rivel, Sommerset, Great Britain

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(via Geograph)

An ivy-clad house in Shere, Surrey, England

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(via Colin Smith)

Düsseldorf, Germany

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(via Joe Shoe/dittmeyer)

The Greenway Hotel and Spa in Cheltenham, UK

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(via Guides For Brides)

Chenonceau, France

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(via Shutterstock/Trudy Simmons)

University of Chicago, Illinois

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(via Galen Frysinger)

Rocamadour, France

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(via Dale Gillard)

Evanston, Illinois

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(via Marit & Thomas Hinnosaar)

The house from the movie Death at a Funeral (2007)

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(via Hooked On Houses)

Hamburg, Germany

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(via Andrew O'Donnell)

Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot, UK

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(via Tablet Hotels)

Castro district, San Francisco, California

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(via Steve Mohundro)

A British ivy covered cottage house

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(via Interiordir)