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Is this a gourd or a melon?

Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:42 pm
by rrummler
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Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:37 pm
by PunkRotten
I am not really that sure but the leaves do not look like melon leaves.

Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:37 pm
by !potatoes!
looks like Buffalo Gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima.

the seeds are edible...

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:25 am
by Smallgardener
What potatoes said. They grow as weeds around here in the fields

Thank u all for your replies-nice to have such a forum avail

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:55 am
by rrummler
Smallgardener - Where in SW Kansas? I have family from Winfield/Belle Plaine area. Since I am new, not sure I can ask this but just in case was just curious.

THANK YOU!!! MYSTERY SOLVED.

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:58 am
by rrummler
!potatoes! wrote:looks like Buffalo Gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima.

the seeds are edible...

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:08 am
by Smallgardener
@ rrummler, Bucklin. Bout 160 miles west of winfield