Plant ID forum: Cushaw, or something else?

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matt06
Nov 1, 2016 3:05 PM CST
I planted a seed from a dark star zucchini packet that grew into this. Unfortunately I accidentally weedwhacked the main portion of the vine and had to harvest the pictured specimens early (I think), but they are about 5 inches in diameter. I've taken this photo with the still-living part of the plant (the flowers are white, when they're open in the mornings). I thought they might be Cushaws, but they don't look striped like the ones I've seen. Any idea what these are?
Thanks!

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Name: greene
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greene
Nov 1, 2016 4:26 PM CST
Looks like a dipper gourd.
Maybe it is Lagenaria siceraria "Dipper"

Edited to add the botanical name.
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