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Sicyos angulatus (One-seed burr cucumber)
Smith, R.W.

Sicyos angulatus

Sicyos angulatus L.

One-seed burr cucumber, Star cucumber

Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SIAN

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Star Cucumber (Sicyos angulatus) is a vine with maple-like leaves, 5-petaled flowers, and 1-seeded fruits in clusters of 10, each about 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) long.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Sicyos angulatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sicyos angulatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sicyos angulatus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-07-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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