Alamo Vine

Alamo Vine Merremia Dissecta - Photo by Jessica Spengler|  Varieties Available  |  Merremia Dissecta  |

      On my morning walks around the neighborhood, I stumbled across a vine growing on a fence near Interstate 10. Each morning I either missed the blooms or they didn’t have any that day, but I did manage to take a few photos of the leaves, seed pods, and buds. This allowed me to identify the plant as the Alamo Vine. Unfortunately I didn’t get any photos of the actual flowers, so I had to utilize the attached great photo by Jessica Spengler from Wikipedia’s Common area. This year I will be growing this vine out to get more of my own photos.


  Name: Alamo Vine   Species: Merremia Dissecta
  Color: White   Star: White, dark pink throat
  Petal: Solid, 5 Petals   Pattern: Solid
  Bloom Size: Medium, 2 – 3 inch   Leaves: Green, multi-lobed, spiked
  Vine: Smooth, green   Seed: Black, large
  Height: 10 – 18 ft   Origin: Interstate 10 fence
Photo Credit for photo of bloom: Author, Jessica Spengler, found at Wikipedia Commons, link to original file.
Take a look at Alamo Vine: