Plant ID forum: Unusual stinky roadside melon/gourd?

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Bward916
Jul 16, 2016 5:55 PM CST
Found this odd plant near the roadside ... Feels sticky to he touch on all leaves and the residue is very stinky. Dead insects on the leaves. Has a bean shaped "fruit" which is pictured.

I am very curious what this is.

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Name: Christine
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wildflowers
Jul 16, 2016 6:06 PM CST
It looks like it might be some kind of devil's claw (Proboscidea).
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
Charter ATP Member Birds Bee Lover Organic Gardener Seed Starter Native Plants and Wildflowers
Herbs Dog Lover Cat Lover Keeper of Poultry Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation
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wildflowers
Jul 17, 2016 2:12 PM CST
Possibly this one:
Yellow Unicorn Plant (Ibicella lutea)
http://www.southeastweeds.org....
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