TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Echinocystis lobata(Michx.) Torrey & A. Gray
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Balsam Apple, Wild Balsam Apple, Wild Cucumber

Cucurbitaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Damp borders of streams and marshes, in rich alluvial soils, and in damp waste places; scarce. Aug. Negundo Woods (D.); occasional over the area between Ithaca and Renwick; Fall Creek, at Forest Home; Canoga Marshes; and elsewhere. Commonly culti-vated and freely escaping, but probably native here. N. B. to Man, and Mont., southw. to Pa., Ga., Ky., Kans., and Tex.; occasional on the Coastal Plain.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Echinocystis lobata (this list may be incomplete)
 without locality, fencerow at edge of agricultural land, leaves yellowing, no flowers, fruits maturing (has not frosted here yet), fruits usually single, locally fairly common, climbing over fence and shrubs, and sometimes climbing 10 m, 2 Oct 1988, Andres 184 (BH 16048);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, shore of Cayuga Lake, Renwick woods at head, herbaceous vine; petals white, 6, 19 aug 1948, Clausen 7293 (BH 15570);
 Ithaca, Renwick, woods, 21 Oct 1933, Clausen 922 (BH 15574);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, 1 Aug 1904, Coit & Curtis (BH 15565);
 South side of Beebe Lake, Annual vine, climbing by tendrils, to 15-20 ft., fls. creamy white, 26 Aug 1947, Dress 72 (BH 15573);
 Cornell University, back of Armory, 12 Aug 1889, Dudley (BH 15566);
 Ithaca Flats, alluvial soil, Aug 1875, Dudley (BH 15564);
 Ithaca, bottom land woods along Fall Creek at head of cayuga Lake, in thicket, 13 Aug 1915, Eames 5067 (BH 15569);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, south side of Fall Creek, alluvial bank, 20 Jul 1914, Eames & Metcalf 3218 (BH 15568);
 Ithaca, north side of Fall Creek at edge of clearing, rich moist bottomland woods, vine several meters long, 24 Sep 1983, Miller 84 (BH 15575);
 Ithaca, along stream, in thickets, 1 Aug 1920, Muenscher & Bechtel 455 (BH 15572);
 Ithaca, between Fall Creek, East Hill, and Cayuga Lake, open alluvial and marshy flats, damp thicket, 31 Jul 1913, Palmer 1165 (BH 16051);
 Ithaca, 20 Aug 1880, Rowlee (BH 15571);
 Above Forest Home, Fall Creek, 28 Aug 1943, Schuster 20903 (BH 15563);
 Ithaca, Railroad Avenue, 2 Aug 1904, Wiegand & Cipperly (BH 15567);

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