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Vine in West central FL

Posted by carolb_w_fl 9/10 coastal (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 18, 13 at 11:08

Seen growing in a weedy, woodsy area near a parking lot in South Pinellas county. leaves have soft & fuzzy surface & flowers fleshy & pale green & what looked like small gourd-shaped seedpods forming. You can get an idea of relative size from the chain link fence.
Apologies for the crappy photo, it's from my dumbphone...


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RE: Vine in West central FL

Morrenia odorata?

Here is a link that might be useful: Latexplant


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RE: Vine in West central FL

Thanks! That really looks like the correct answer - those flowers are very distinctive. I did not check for milky sap, but now I may revisit to see if the blooms are fragrant as well - it's @ a nearby Target store, so I'll be there again soon, I think = J


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