Among Rhode Island Wild Flowers and Native Plants

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What plant is that?

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June 2020 Mystery Plant

June 2020 Mystery Plant -- fruit

June 2020 Mystery Plant--leaves

June 2020 Mystery Plant --climbing  tree

Photos credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2020

The mystery plant for June 2020
is a vine which is more frequently
found at sites well south of New England
but it also can be found
growing in Rhode Island. 
This vine twines around the tree,
upward for 30-40 feet or more.
The alternate leaves are large
and heart-shaped. 
The vine flowers  in June and the flowers
are shaped like a pipe used for smoking. 
The plant produces a cucumber-like fruit.

Stop back next month to find out
what this mystery plant is.

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for last month's mystery plant.

Mystery Plants from
past months, click, here

E-mail your guess to us and,
if you're right, we'll list
your name below.

Congratulations to the following
for correctly identifying
last month's mystery plant.

Elizabeth E. Dickson
Nancy Fullerton
Daniel Quirk
Brian Maynard
Alan Newton
Krista Noe
Daniel Reisch
Frances Topping
Ginger Valcourt
Sarah Vican