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Plant Identification: Vine w berries in vegetable garden.

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Kiyzersoze
Coral Springs, FL
(Zone 10b)

September 24, 2013
12:13 AM

Post #9668580

This vine is growing in Orlando, Florida. I assume that the berries are edible because it is growing in is a vegetable garden. Any ideas?? Thank you!

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Oradea
Romania

September 24, 2013
12:42 AM

Post #9668585

Looks like Malabar spinach?
It would the the leaves and fresh vines - when young that people eat.
I had this one last summer in the garden but my mom never cooked and it just grew,. and grew.
Kaelkitty
Adelaide
Australia
(Zone 10a)

October 9, 2013
7:40 PM

Post #9682505

Malabar Spinach, Red Vine Spinach, Creeping Spinach, Climbing Spinach all equal Basella rubra.
You eat the young tips and leaves, NOT the berries. Tastes like a salty version of chard. Better raw than cooked IMHO.

Ciao, KK.
Kiyzersoze
Coral Springs, FL
(Zone 10b)

February 16, 2014
6:00 PM

Post #9770537

Interesting since there where a of berries! Thank you!

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