Jepson eFlora
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Key to Cucurbita

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1. Mature plants shrub-like; flowers orange; fruit > 10 cm wide ..... C. pepo var. pepo

1' Mature plants trailing; flowers yellow; fruit < 10 cm wide

2. Leaf blade angular, finely toothed or weakly lobed at base; tendril branched generally > 1 cm from base ..... C. foetidissima

2' Leaf blade deeply lobed, coarsely toothed at base or not; tendril branched ± from base

3. Leaf blade lobes ± lance-linear, distinct ± to petiole ..... C. digitata

3' Leaf blade lobes triangular or wide-lanceolate, distinct ± 1/2 to petiole ..... C. palmata


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