Plant ID forum: Plant identification

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Aug 4, 2016 2:31 PM CST
I got this plant covering my whole garden. Last year i planted different types of squash, so I first though it'd be from these squashes, but unfortunately doesn't seem alike... It's really tall, probably 20ft long and the baby fruit has soft spikes. Could you help me?
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Aug 4, 2016 2:35 PM CST
Welcome! to NGA

Its a wild cucumber. No, not edible.
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Aug 4, 2016 2:38 PM CST
Welcome! I agree Echinocystis lobata, wild cucumber.

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