Field Pumpkin *
Cucurbita pepo var. pepo
Family: Cucurbitaceae (GOURD).
Other common names: squash, zucchini.
Generic common name: GOURD, SQUASH.
Rocky Oaks: disturbed area near the parking lot, July 2011.
Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
As with other species possessing a long history of cultivation it can take many forms. The common name for the variety shown here would be zucchini.