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Butternut Squash Cucurbita moschata Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Butternut Squash 
Scientific Name(s): Cucurbita moschata 
Common Name(s): Dickinson pumpkin, Korean zucchini, Long Island cheese pumpkin, Naples long squash, Seminole pumpkin, Spanish gourd, abóbora-rasteira, aehobak, auyama, ayote, bisam-kürbis, butternut pumpkin, butternut squash, calabaza, calabaza moscada, calabaza pellejo, calabaza pumpkin, cheese pumpkin, chicamita, citrouille, courge musquée, crookneck, giromon, golden cushaw, halva kaddu, hobag, kikuza-kabocha, lacayote, loche, moscata di Provenza, moschuskürbis, musquée de Provence, nan gua, pumpkin, pâtisson, red gourd, sequaloa, squash, squash gourd, tromboncino, winter crookneck squash, zapallo, zucca torta, zucchetta 
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Description: All varieties and subspecies of Cucurbita moschata are included. 
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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Calabaza.jpg magnify image Calabaza photo courtesy of
Crookneck Squash.jpg magnify image Crookneck squash photos courtesy of Gloria Cabada-Melan (upper photo) and Georges Seguin (lower photo)
Butternut squash.jpg magnify image Butternut squash photo courtesy of George Chernilevsky
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