Ficus pumila. CREEPING FIG. Japan, China
MORACEAE (Mulberry family)

Vine with two leaf forms: juvenile leaves are simple, oval, hairy, 1 inch long, creeping; mature leaves are 2-4 inches long, thick, elliptic with petiole. Flowers are inconspicuous. A common landscape plant that has invasive roots and easily climbs walls. Raines Houses, Lagunita Court, Green Earth Sciences.

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