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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    10 / 24 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Talking Rock

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    PaCap

Notes:

I am a city boy, now living in the country (think Eddy Albert); soon I will be adding some cattle, and this vine with ‘egg sized’ pods or fruit, or whatever they are is growing along the fence between my pasture and the neighbor farm. What would you recommend that I should do with it, if anything. Thank you.

Comments

  • Byron Cotton Unregistered says:

    I have seen it growing around animals for over 60 years. It is the sole host plant for Fritillary butterflies. Primarily the Gulf Fritillary.

    March 24th, 2015 at 12:45pm

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    Looks like Passiflora incarnata, Maypop. The leaves, flowers, and fruit husks can be harmful in large quantities. Grazing animals may try to eat large quantities of the plant. Best to remove it. Aloha, Dave http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.html

    October 28th, 2014 at 1:46am

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