OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Cucurbitales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Cucumis sativus   FAMILY Cucurbitaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cucumis sativus   FAMILY Cucurbitaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cucumber


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image of Cucumis sativus, Cucumber

JK Marlow    jkm200618_5935

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Cucumis sativus, Cucumber

JK Marlow    jkm200618_5936

June    Greenville County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Cucumis sativus   FAMILY Cucurbitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cucumis sativus   FAMILY Cucurbitaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4361

Herbaceous vine (with tendrils); Forb

Non-native: south Asia

Habitat: Gardens, fields, trash heaps, commonly cultivated in home gardens and commercially, sometimes volunteering from seed the following year, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - palmately lobed
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Unisexual
5-6 lobed calyx
5-6 lobed campanulate corolla
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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