Identification: Vine with purple leaves and stems, clusters of flowers

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    imwildflower Active Member

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    I was asked to identify this, and can't find it anywhere. Can you help?
     

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    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    Might be Basella alba, Malabar Spinach.
     
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    I did a search on that before I posted, but didn't come up with any varieties that have the deep purple leaves. Stems, yes, but not the leaves.
     
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    Rsisvixen New Member

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    I agree its malabar spinach, purple leaves are probably caused by inadequate light or a phosphorous deficiency
     
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    Thanks, everyone, for your help!
     

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