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Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cucurbita L. (カボチャ)
C. maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Seiyoukabocha (セイヨウカボチャ, 西洋南瓜), buttercup squash
Origin: the Andes
Habitat: escaped from crop fields
Leaf: large with large bosses

Squash (カボチャ) in Hokkaido

Gynostemma1 Gynostemma2 Gynostemma3
Gynostemma4 Gynostemma5 Gynostemma6
[1-6] escaped at the foot of small hill in the city of Muroran on September 12 2016.