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Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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The watermelon will sprout from seeds, but rarely grow large enough to produce ripe fruit. Plants with immature fruits will show up in landfills and soil dumps (Lomer 8574 @ UBC). Ephemeral. Year first noted: 2013.

Note Author: Frank Lomer

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