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Squirting Cucumber

Herbaceous groundcover/climber  with yellow flowers. Poisonous if ingested. Grows 4-6 ft. tall.  Full sun to partial shade.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Echballium elaterium produces fruit that eject the seed explosively
Squirting Cucumber has light yellow flowers
Latin Name: 
Echballium elaterium
Family Name: 
Curcurbitaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mediterranean
Bloom Time: 
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Garden Location: 
Volunteer Garden