Plant ID What is this Mystery Plant? by David The Good April 5, 2021 written by David The Good April 5, 2021 Jody sends in some photos of a strange fruiting plant: What is it? Do you know? Share this post!FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestRelated posts:Survival Food Foraging Quick-Start GuideA Dumb MistakeAmaranth Identification and Uses: A Plant ProfileDiscovering a New Fruit: Genipa AmericanaName This Tree! 7 comments PinterestWhatsappEmail David The Good previous post Resurrection next post The New Alabama Food Forest Related Articles A Wild Solanaceae – Anyone Have an ID? September 5, 2018 An unknown Eleagnus: it’s Sideroxylon tenax! October 7, 2013 Health Blogger Poisons Herself During Livestream July 9, 2017 The Coral Plant: An Attractive Spurge June 21, 2013 Identifying Plants Easily June 21, 2016 Wild Edible Chinese Yams in North Carolina September 14, 2017 Purslane Identification and Uses: A Plant Profile July 25, 2018 Eating Death Apples in Paradise June 4, 2017 Survival Food Foraging Quick-Start Guide September 21, 2015 POP QUIZ: What IS this thing? November 2, 2015 7 comments Steve April 5, 2021 - 12:56 pm Looks like a creeping fig. Reply Gloria J April 5, 2021 - 2:00 pm Is it near water? Can it be a type of mangrove, aviccenia marina? Reply Skippy April 5, 2021 - 3:11 pm I used the app called PictureThis and it came back with: Creeping fig (Ficus pumila) is a plant species native to China, Japan and Vietnam. Creeping fig has been naturalized in parts of the United States. It can be cultivated as a houseplant. The FDA lists this species in its Database of Poisonous Plants due to the plant’s toxic sap, which causes inflammation. Reply Carl Kristensen April 7, 2021 - 1:47 pm That’s one of the coolest apps in the world, I use it all the time Reply William Villar April 5, 2021 - 7:36 pm It looks beautiful. It also looks like it could weigh down a fence really quickly. Reply Stephaney Berry April 7, 2021 - 10:03 am Check out the website eat the weeds. It looks like a creeping fig. They say it is mistakenly said to be inedible. It is eaten, once ripe it will be purplish in color, then you squeeze the juice out and cook it down, sweeten as desired. Commonly favored with lemon. It makes a hello like beverage. Reply Stephaney Berry April 7, 2021 - 10:04 am Jello like beverage.. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.