16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Wild cucumber flowering shoot seeking support

Wild cucumber (Marah, commonly known as Manrrot because of their large storage roots) vines send out tendrils that grab on to neighboring vegetation. This one caught my eye because the extra long tendrils heading in every direction gave it a wild, almost desperate look.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Berkeley, California, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX P7700
Copyright: © Susan Tremblay