Wild Cucumber Echinocystis lobata
Family: Cucurbitaceae (Gourd)
Branching: Opposite / Non-woody
This vine is non-woody, however it is conspicuous wherever it grows due
to its retained, though dilapidated, fruits. It climbs with
strongly curled tendrils
The distinctive fruits of Wild Cucumber
Another view of the fruit
Fruit and tendrils
The strongly curved tendrils often grow opposite of each other
The inside of the fruit; the bottom is usually open like this
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