Pumpkin Plant, As Source Of A Food Vegetable

The Pumpkin Flower
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The pumpkin flower is soft yellow and large, roughly 10 mm. (4 inches) across. It blooms for only a brief period, less than a day, then closes up to produce the fruit.


Pumpkin external link Plant As Source Of A Food Vegetable   •  A backyard garden   •  Santa Clara region, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Photo Taken 09:57:02 Monday 15 June 2015)   •  (Photo Posted Tuesday 16 June 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3125
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Pumpkin Flower With Ants For Scale
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Here is a pumpkin flower with a few common black ants on it to give you a sense of scale.


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Baby Pumpkin Squash Still Green
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The pumpkin squash begins as a small green ball (here a mere 5 mm or 2 inches across). The dark stripes will become the indentations that are characteristic of the adult squash.


Pumpkin external link Plant As Source Of A Food Vegetable   •  A backyard garden   •  Santa Clara region, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Photo Taken 09:57:29 Monday 15 June 2015)   •  (Photo Posted Tuesday 16 June 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3127
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The Pumpkin Plant
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The pumpkin plant with its broad leaves and its dominance of the hill upon which it grows.


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The Pumpkin Plant's Leaf
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One of the large broad leaves of the pumpkin plant. The leaves vary from 8 to 12 inches (20 cm to 30 cm) across and are multi-lobed with distinct veins.


Pumpkin external link Plant As Source Of A Food Vegetable   •  A backyard garden   •  Santa Clara region, Eugene, Oregon   •  (Photo Taken 09:57:53 Monday 15 June 2015)   •  (Photo Posted Tuesday 16 June 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3129
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The Stems Of The Pumpkin Plant
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The stems of the pumpkin plant resemble those of a vine. They wander and produce tendrils for attaching to surrounding foliage.


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