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WHITE BRYONY Bryonia dioica (Cucurbitaceae) H to 4m<br />
Climbing perennial whose progress is aided by long, unbranched tendrils. Found in hedges and woodland margins. FLOWERS are greenish, 5-parted and borne on separate-sex plants; arise from leaf axils (May-Aug). FRUITS are red, shiny berries. LEAVES are 4-7cm across and divided into 5 lobes. STATUS-Common in England; scarce elsewhere.
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WHITE BRYONY Bryonia dioica (Cucurbitaceae) H to 4m
Climbing perennial whose progress is aided by long, unbranched tendrils. Found in hedges and woodland margins. FLOWERS are greenish, 5-parted and borne on separate-sex plants; arise from leaf axils (May-Aug). FRUITS are red, shiny berries. LEAVES are 4-7cm across and divided into 5 lobes. STATUS-Common in England; scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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