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Cucurbita okeechobeensis (Small) L.H.Bailey subsp. okeechobeensis
Okeechobee gourd

Cucurbita okeechobeensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: G5T1

United States Federal Status: Endangered

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a current review of C. okeechobeenis subsp. okeechobeensis throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile.

Other data on Cucurbita okeechobeensis subsp. okeechobeensis available from :

Cucurbita okeechobeensis subsp. okeechobeensis has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only

Cucurbita okeechobeensis subsp. okeechobeensis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Palm Beach County Native

Cucurbita okeechobeensis subsp. okeechobeensis has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Swamp

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Cucurbita okeechobeensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cucurbita okeechobeensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cucurbita okeechobeensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cucurbita okeechobeensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley