where tindora aka ivy gourd invasive in Texas?

merrybookwyrmJune 10, 2011

I'm not googling the right terms. Can anyone say where in Texas tindora, or ivy gourd, has become invasive? Does it have a northern or western boundary beyond which it will not invade due to cold or lack of water? Thank you.

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soxxxx

Move on down

    Bookmark   June 15, 2011 at 4:11PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

Merry, sorry you didn't get an answer to your question. I didn't even know what tindora was until I looked it up on google.

Here is a link that might be useful: About tindora on google ... with lots of recipes ...

    Bookmark   June 15, 2011 at 9:33PM
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PKponder TX(7b)

I googled too and found nothing specific to areas of Texas.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2011 at 5:49AM
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merrybookwyrm

Thank you all for the help. Someone posted on wikipedia some time back that tindora is invasive in Texas, Florida, and-- I think-- Hawaii, but the article didn't include which areas of Texas and Florida were at risk. The usda invasives site and the tamu site don't seem to include tindora as invasive. But I may not be using those sites correctly.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2011 at 3:02PM
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