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|Family: Cucurbitaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cucurbita digitata A. Gray
Habit: Herbage +- scabrous; tendril branched +- from base. Leaf: 3--9 cm, palmately lobed, green, main veins lighter, lobes generally 5, free +- to petiole, +- lance-linear. Flower: corolla 3--5 cm, yellow. Fruit: 7--8 cm wide, spheric to oblong, dark green, +- mottled, with several narrow, +- white stripes. Seed: 10--11 mm, white. Chromosomes: 2n=40.
Ecology: Uncommon. Sandy, open or shrubby places; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, PR, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to New Mexico, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising
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Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising 2016. Cucurbita digitata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=21360, accessed on October 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 23, 2016.