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Plants of Overlea

Need some help with this one - the one with the red stem. Anyone? One thing to note is that there are small thorns on the stems.

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  • Japanese hops

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Added by Tami E.
on Jun 14, 2012.


  • Charlie D.

    Leaves resemble Cannabis because this plant is closely related

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  • Tami E.

    Thank you, Charlie! This one is Japanese Hops! The climbing or trailing growth habit, conspicuously 5-lobed leaves, and stems with downward pointed prickles are all characteristics that help in the identification of Japanese hops. Wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata) also has 5-lobed leaves and a similar growth habit, however this weed has tendrils and does not have the downward pointing prickles along the stem like Japanese hops.

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