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Connecticut Plants
Bur Cucumber
Sicyos angulatus L.
  • Family: cucumber (Cucurbitaceae)
  • Habitat: streambanks, thickets
  • Height: vine
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: pale green
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Sicyos angulatus L.
Sicyos angulatus L.
Sicyos angulatus L.

Bur cucumber gets its name from the spiny, clustered fruits.