Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Gourd Family)

The Cucurbitaceae grow as vines and have tendrils. The flowers are shaped like funnels and form large fruits. Pumpkins belong to the Cucurbitaceae Family.

*Apodanthera undulata (Melon Loco)
Cucurbita digitata (Fingerleaf Gourd)
Cucurbita foetidissima (Buffalo Gourd)
Echinopepon coulteri (Coulter's Balsam Apple)
Sicyos laciniatus (Bur Cucumber)

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