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Wild cucumber is a vine with 5 point leaves and white flowers. The white flowers grow into seed pods with spines.

Wild Cucumber Invasion

By Vijai Pandian, Horticulture Educator All plants, including weeds, are conspicuous in the natural landscape at a certain season. In early autumn, one such attractive weed that has begun to catch attention in southeast Wisconsin is wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata).  Native to Wisconsin, wild cucumber is a fast-growing annual vine that grows along roadsides, ditches, […]