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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Araujia sericifera (Bladder-flower)

Non-native perennial vine known from one location on the Preserve (lower Atascadero Creek). Flowers are white. Blooms summer to autumn. This is a highly invasive plant.

Araujia sericifera (Bladder-flower). Pictured in autumn.


Araujia sericifera (Bladder-flower). Pictured in autumn.


Araujia sericifera (Bladder-flower). Pictured in autumn. This photo shows the plant at the top of a large oak tree. Note the large fruits (i.e. "bladders").