Saturday, February 18, 2012

Another Wild Thing!

Photo by Carol Tornow 2/13/2012

Photo by Ned Harris 2/8/2012

This vine is growing in the bushes and trees along the north side of the Bear Canyon Bridge and all along the creek-side road. It has several common names:  Big Root, Gila Manroot, and Wild Cucumber. Let's go with the latter. (It's always Marah gilensis.) Look at those fruits!

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