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Cucurbita digitata

Coyote Gourd, Finger-leaf Gourd, calabachilla, chichi coyota

Cucurbita digitata
Cucurbita digitata
Cucurbita digitata
Cucurbita digitata

Life form2, 3: vine, non-woody, forb, annual
Habitat: washes, valleys
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: rough
leaf margin3: 5-7 lobed digitate
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: June to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Cucurbitaceae (gourd family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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