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Wild Cucumber

Echinocystis lobata

Description:

The dried up fruits were similar to Luffa AKA loofah( what some people use for a body scrubber), with the hollow center and the veiny remnants. The flowers were a bit fuzzy looking, and the vines took over large areas as you can see in the last photo.

Habitat:

Near a parking lot for a beach.

Notes:

A native plant to much of North America

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South Portland, Maine, USA

Lat: 43.64, Long: -70.23

Spotted on Oct 9, 2018
Submitted on Nov 26, 2018

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