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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