Plant ID forum: Help me identify vegetable

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Pauldelpino
May 29, 2017 4:41 PM CST

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Pauldelpino
May 29, 2017 4:43 PM CST
It's some type of squash I think, but it's got bumps and has streaks down it. I usually grow crooked neck or prolific.
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DaisyI
May 29, 2017 5:04 PM CST
Crook Necks sometimes do grow bumps but the bumps in combination with the stripes make me think it has some gourd parentage. Do you save seeds?
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porkpal
May 29, 2017 6:11 PM CST
Could it be a gourd?
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plantladylin
May 29, 2017 6:20 PM CST
My first thought was maybe Pumpkin (Cucurbita mixta 'Orange Cushaw')

but probably a variety of Crookneck Squash (Cucurbita pepo 'Summer Crookneck') Here's the database link for more: https://garden.org/plants/sear...

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Whitebeard
May 29, 2017 6:27 PM CST
I'm with you, Pork. It looks very similar to an ornamental gourd that is often sold here in the fall.

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