Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz
Sicyos angulatus L.
Sicyos: Greek name for cucumber
|Plant: ||annual, herbaceous vine; stems with branching tendrils|
|Flower: ||white to greenish, 5-parted, 1/3" wide; inflorescence of male flowers in a long-stalked cluster (cyme-like raceme), the female flowers in a shorter-stalked, small, head-like cluster; blooms June-Aug.|
|Fruit:||not inflated, 1/2" long, dry, prickly capsule with 1 seed|
|Leaf:||broad with 3-5 shallow lobes|
|Habitat: ||moist; streambanks|