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Criteria:   Family = 'Cucurbitaceae'
38  records include photos for these plants ! potentially invasive
 non-native 
# number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
Brandegea bigelovii Brandegea Perennial herb  
Bryonia dioica Wild hop Perennial herb, Vine 1
Citrullus colocynthis Colocynth Annual herb  
Citrullus colocynthis var. citroides Citron Annual herb  
Citrullus lanatus var. citroides Watermelon Annual herb  
Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus Watermelon Annual herb  
Cucumis anguria West indian gherkin Annual herb, Vine  
Cucumis melo Cantaloupe Annual, Perennial herb  
Cucumis melo var. dudaim Dudaim melon Annual, Perennial herb  
Cucumis metuliferus African horned cucumber Annual, Perennial herb  
Cucumis myriocarpus Paddy melon Annual herb, Vine  
Cucurbita digitata Finger leaved gourd Perennial herb, Vine  
Cucurbita ficifolia Figleaf gourd Vine 1
Cucurbita foetidissima Missouri gourd Perennial herb, Vine 4
Cucurbita moschata Crookneck squash Annual herb, Vine  
Cucurbita palmata Coyote melon Annual, Perennial herb  
Cucurbita pepo Field pumpkin Annual herb, Vine  
Cucurbita pepo var. medullosa Field pumpkin Annual herb, Vine  
Cucurbita pepo var. pepo Field pumpkin Annual herb, Vine  
Ecballium elaterium Squirting cucumber Annual herb, Vine  
Lagenaria siceraria Bottle gourd Annual herb, Vine  
Luffa acutangula Sinkwa towelsponge Annual herb, Vine  
Marah fabacea California man-root Perennial herb, Vine 4
Marah fabaceus Manroot Perennial herb, Vine 4
Marah fabaceus var. agrestis Wild cucumber Perennial herb, Vine 3
Marah fabaceus var. fabaceus California manroot Perennial herb, Vine 3
Marah horrida Sierra man-root Perennial herb, Vine  
Marah horridus Sierran wild cucumber Perennial herb, Vine  
Marah macrocarpa Chilicothe Perennial herb, Vine 5
Marah macrocarpus Southern wild cucumber Perennial herb, Vine 5
Marah macrocarpus var. macrocarpus Southern wild cucumber Perennial herb, Vine 1
Marah macrocarpus var. major Southern wild cucumber Perennial herb, Vine 1
Marah oregana Coast man-root Perennial herb, Vine 3
Marah oreganus Manroot Perennial herb, Vine 3
Marah watsonii Watson's wild cucumber Perennial herb, Vine  
Momordica balsamina Southern balsampear Annual herb, Vine  
Momordica charantia Balsampear Annual herb, Vine 1
Sechium edule Chayote Annual herb, Vine