Sicyos angulatus

Common Name Root: 
burcucumber
Scientific Name Genus: 
Sicyos
Scientific Name Species: 
angulatus
Scientific Name Authority: 
L.
Family Name Latin: 
Cucurbitaceae
Family Name Common: 
Gourd Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native annual, reproducing by seed
Stems
grows as vine, hairy, grooved, corkscrew tendrils
Stems of Burcucumber
Leaves
alternate, 5-pointed lobes, hairy, margins small toothed
Leaves of Burcucumber
Leaves of Burcucumber
Flowers
5-petaled, whitish to light green; axillary racemes
Flowers of Burcucumber
Flowers of Burcucumber
Fruit
cucumber-like, small, long bristles; clusters
Fruits of Burcucumber
Fruits of Burcucumber
Fruits of Burcucumber