Common Devil's Twine

Cassytha pubescens

A vine which matures to twine over a host plant. Seedlings germinate in the soil and start looking for a host as they grow up.
Stems are only 0.5 to 1.5 mm thick.
Notice the small sessile flowers and fruits.
Fruit in inset top left are about double size.

Created on ... October 19, 2007