Cucurbita melopepo var. ozarkana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCucurbitaceae
Family (Traditional)Cucurbitaceae
GenusCucurbita
Species: Cucurbita melopepo
Infrapecies:Cucurbita melopepo (Deck.-Walt.) G. L. Nesom var. ozarkana
Common NameOzark Melon; Ozark Squash
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
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StatusNot Native

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

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Specimens and Distribution

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