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Wild Cucumber - Echinocystis lobata

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Scabrous, monoecious annual. Leaves 5–15 cm long, with toothed margins. Flowers greenish-white, 6–10 mm across; male flowers racemose; female flowers solitary; corolla 6-lobed, 3–6 mm long with spreading lobes; stamens 3; style with a lobed stigma. Fruit ovoid, 3–5 cm long, inflated, prickly (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
SK to NL south to TX and FL (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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