Weird star gourds

ID’ed by Jason in Comments as Cucurbita palmata, or coyote melon — Thanks Jason

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One Response to Weird star gourds

  1. Jason says:

    Cucurbita palmata, or coyote melon…check out Gary Nabham’s “Gathering the Desert” for a nice essay on the melon. Also check out http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/ for pics of flora & fauna.

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