Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)


Citrullus Lanatus, or more commonly know as Watermelon, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Citrullus. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Citrullus Lanatus or Watermelon's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Citrullus
  • Family: Cucurbitaceae
  • Order: Violales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I) VI (I)

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