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Bur Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)
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Image ID: 2016/ar131F

Bur Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

fruit/seed
Other common names: Wild Balsam Apple, Wild Cucumber
Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber)
Height: 2 to 10 ft. (vine)
Blooms: June to October
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Parts indistinct
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Date:  9/2/2016
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