Plant ID forum: What's growing in my vegetable garden?

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Southeast Michigan
Jun 4, 2017 4:24 PM CST
This is a volunteer that emerged on my vegetable garden this year. The initial leaves resembled zucchini or cucumber, so I let it stay. There are many tendrils that are grabbing into nearby plants so I placed a tomato basket around it so it has somewhere to go. I am wondering what it may be? Hopefully nothing invasive.
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Name: greene
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Jun 4, 2017 4:35 PM CST
I have no clue what it is but I would let it grow. Thumbs up Hurray!
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Jun 4, 2017 9:46 PM CST
If it was on my end of the world, I would say wild cucumber.
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Name: Kodie
Southern California (Zone 10a)
Jun 5, 2017 12:54 AM CST
I'm in Southern California so I don't know if we have the same sorts of wild plants, but it looks like it could be Manroot, a type of wild cucumber like DaisyI said. They grow lots of spiraling tendrils, little white flowers and spiky fruits.
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