Help identify this strange plant that attach to the Rose

terrence123October 1, 2013

It attached to the rose branch. There's green fruit of the size of a hand. See attched picture.

This post was edited by terrence123 on Tue, Oct 1, 13 at 20:08

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emmarene

Terence123 if you do not get an answer here then try the name that plant forum:http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/namegal/

    Bookmark   October 2, 2013 at 3:23PM
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Suzi AKA DesertDance Zone 9b

I'm pretty sure it's a wild cucumber. Not sure of the actual name, but we get them here all the time! Serious weed. Get rid of it!

OR, it's a member of the nightshade family, and that is serious poison.

Either way, it's not good. It's choking your rose. Not edible!

Say good-bye!
Suzi

    Bookmark   October 5, 2013 at 4:31PM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

I believe that might be Araujia sericifera, and it is considered a noxious weed in California.

Here is a link that might be useful: Calflora: Araujia sericifera

    Bookmark   October 7, 2013 at 1:37AM
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