Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Citrullus lanatus ssp. lanatus, Watermelon
Common Name: Watermelon
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Citrullus lanatus ssp. lanatus
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Citrullus vulgaris 177-04-001

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Citrullus citrullus


camera icon Common Name: Five-lobed Cucumber, Melon-leaf Cucumber
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cayaponia quinqueloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cayaponia quinqueloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cayaponia boykinii 177-05-001

Other floral whorls appear to arise from the top of the inferior ovary, per Plant Identification Terminology.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Cucumber
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Melothria pendula
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Melothria pendula var. pendula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Melothria pendula 177-06-001

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Melothria pendula var. aspera

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Melothria pendula var. crassifolia


Female flowers solitary, about 1/4" across; male even smaller in a cluster, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bur Cucumber, Star Cucumber, Nimble-Kate
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sicyos angulatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sicyos angulatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sicyos angulatus 177-07-001

Flowers greenish-white with 5-lobed corollas, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Echinocystis lobata, Wild Cucumber, Wild Balsam-apple
Common Name: Wild Cucumber, Wild Balsam-apple
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Echinocystis lobata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Echinocystis lobata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Echinocystis lobata 177-08-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Micrampelis lobata


camera icon Common Name: Balsam-apple, Bitter Melon, Balsam-pear
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Momordica charantia ssp. charantia
(?) LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Momordica charantia

The five petals bright yellow, obovate to oblong-obovate, per Flora of North America.


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