Buffalo gourd, wild gourd
Native American Name
Cucurbita foetidissima is a(n) perennial herbaceous, which grows 1 m to 3 m in height. This species is commonly found praires (in dry soil), railroad track right-of-ways, and disturbed areas in southern Nebraska, Kansas, in the south and southwest. The leaves are alternate. Cucurbita foetidissima has yellow orange flowers that bloom from June to Aug.