Calflora
Taxon  Report   2510    
Cucurbita foetidissima  Kunth
Calabazilla,  Missouri gourd, Mock orange
Cucurbita foetidissima
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cucurbita foetidissima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Cucurbita foetidissima
© 2018 Rachelle Gray
Cucurbita foetidissima, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California.

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Cucurbita foetidissima
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: CUCURBITACEAE  
Genus: Cucurbita
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Shadscale Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pepo foetidissima
More information about  Cucurbita foetidissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUFO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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