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Identify plant #731059

Asked October 17, 2020, 1:10 PM EDT

Whnt to know what kind of plant I have . Can't seem to be able to attach photos. It's a vine with maple shaped leafs, small White flowers, that smell somewhat like honeysuckle, and developes pods, that looks like cucumbers, but spiney. Thank you.

Grand Traverse County Michigan

Expert Response

Hello,
What you describe sounds like wild cucumber vine or burr cucumber. Please compare what you have to these articles:
https://wimastergardener.org/article/wild-cucumber-echinocystis-lobata/
Laura Sheffer Replied October 17, 2020, 1:13 PM EDT
Thank you for your help. It is wild cucumber,. Matched perfectly. 
The Question Asker Replied October 17, 2020, 2:50 PM EDT
Great! Glad to help.
Laura Sheffer Replied October 17, 2020, 2:58 PM EDT

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