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Floral stranglehold

The orange parasitic pasta vine first noticed at the beginning of the month is now in bloom. In what could be seen as a Dada-esque move, it adorns its host plant with incongruously sweet little flowers while continuing to draw … Continue reading

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Parasitic spaghetti

This tangle of bright orange vines was draped over part of a large hedge that lines one of the creeks in the park. Although it looks innocuous enough — as if someone had tossed out a big pot of spaghetti … Continue reading

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