Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Sicyos angulatus L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botancial Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black
Family Cucurbitaceae
Sicyos angulatus L.
bur-cucumber
Sicyos: Greek name for cucumber
angulatus: angular
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Status: Native
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
(Glossary)

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