Plant Features: Dodder Vine

Dodder (Cuscuta Sp.) is a parasitic plant that doesn’t make its own food like most other plants. It steals all its food from other plants through suckers that grow into the other plants bark. The vine has no roots, no leaves, no chlorophyll!!! Dodder is called strangleweed, love vine, angel’s hair and witches shoelaces and … Read more

Plant Features: Cross Vine

Crossvine “Bignonia capreolata” – the leaves are opposite, compound with only two leaflets, evergreen to late deciduouos, ovate to lanleolate, margins smooth, 3 to 5 inches long, rachis ends with a branched tendril, dark green in summer, bronze red in winter. The flowers are attractive, tube like, flaring and spreading at the ends, 2 inches … Read more