Plant ID forum: Unknown fruit/vegetable

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Name: Paul Anguiano
Richland, WA (Zone 7a)
GW & DG: tropicalaria
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psa
Jul 21, 2012 9:28 AM CST
This was collected by a friend from a field of vines growing on Cape Disappointment, Washington State. Anyone recognize it?

Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Jul 21, 2012 10:20 AM CST

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Luffa operculata, I'd wager.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jul 22, 2012 8:51 AM CST
Ditto to Luffa operculata: http://www.google.com/search?q=Luffa+operculata&hl=en&prmd=i...
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Name: Paul Anguiano
Richland, WA (Zone 7a)
GW & DG: tropicalaria
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psa
Jul 24, 2012 8:48 AM CST
Thanks, I think you're right.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jul 24, 2012 10:41 AM CST
Paul: We don't currently have any photo's of that plant in the database so yours would be welcome. Smiling

Sponge Cucumber (Luffa operculata)
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