|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!