Alien in the Desert.

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Date Photo Taken: 03/22/2014
Location: Death Valley, CA
Posted By: 69 Stacks

Notes:

This vine was photographed next to Newman Cabin adjacent to Golar Wash in Death Valley. I was struck by how out of place it looked amongst the scrub & wildflowers (there were no others like it). My first impression was that it was a vegetable vine, grown perhaps from a seed someone may have dropped. When I compared it to vines of common vegetables I was unable to find a match. It does look remarkably like common English Ivy, but there are several distinct differences.

Thoughts, anyone?

COMMENTS

  1. Linda Gay Unregistered says:

    It is very possibly a Cissus, unsure of species.

    http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=12737

    April 7th, 2014 at 11:41 pm

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