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Bear Path (Maxatawny) or “Barnyard Squash”
Cucurbita pepo
This rare landrace found in many areas of Berks County; Pennsylvania is documented in the 1770s watercolor illustrations of French botanist Antoine Duchesne. The zucchini-like fruit are bi-colored and eaten young. This is a squash tracing to the Shawnee Nation who once occupied central Pennsylvania. Vining plants. 25 seeds. Germination 97%.  LOTRR203-CUC109

Bear Path Squash (Maxatawny)

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