vine perennial that occurs on roadsides, wastelands, or the like.
Stems or petioles have downward prickles and twine around other
plants, and leaves are opposite, 5-15cm long, cut in 5-7, and feel
sandy with coarse hairs on surfaces. Dioecious: male flowers, light
green, set themselves in big conical inflorescences, and female
ones, covered with bracts, put themselves in spikes. Bloom time: