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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    08 / 23 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Lawrenceville

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    cheyn

Notes:

This is about the size of a large lime. Has small a few small bumps like a cucumber. Has a white pithy inside with seeds about the size of small corn kernels. Was found on the edge of woods, amongst other wild shrubs and vines.

Comments

  • cheyn Leaf Lover says:

    Now they have flowered, and the flowers are pretty amazing.

    October 13th, 2014 at 4:47pm

  • cheyn Leaf Lover says:

    Thanks! This was found next to a parking lot at a middle school, it was in amongst a pretty heavy thicket. So, luckily I don’t have to worry about it taking over my yard.

    August 25th, 2014 at 5:25am

  • parityanimal Master Identifier says:

    Those are maypops, the fruit of Passiflora incarnata (Passion Flower) which is a beautiful flower but a very invasive weed. Most people love the flowers but if you grow it outside of a large pot (with a trellis for climbing) it will take over your bed or yard. Those fruits are not yet ready to eat. You need to wait until they turn yellowish and slightly wrinkly and (almost literally) fall off at a touch or very slight pull. There should then be very little pith left and a slightly yellowish pulp around the seeds, which you can suck off for a delicious taste treat.

    August 24th, 2014 at 9:41am

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