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QuietH3art

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Does anyone recognize these two plants? I have a lot of them right outside of my fence line and normally just weed eat them down several times a year. Is there anything useful about either of them?
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The first one appears to be a balloon plant (AKA balloon vine, heartseed vine)
 

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The first could be a tamatillo tomato plant? The yellow flowers is what made me think tamatillo. The second no clue!!
 

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These are tamatillos



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They are very similar in appearance. But when I squish the bulbs on these weeds, they completely flatten. They are filled with air.
 

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Then it is some close relative of the balloon plant. There should be black seeds inside.

Cut one of the fruits and see if the inside looks like this:


Cardiospermum halicacabum
 

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The tamatillos can take a while to grow as well. the bulbs form then a few weeks later the fruit..
 

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