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squash

cucurbitamaxima.
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In all, squash and gourd bees "appear to be ubiquitous, prevalent, abundant, and efficient pollinators of squashes and gourds, from Canada to Uruguay--with the notable exception of the Pacific Northwest and the Amazon Basin," Cane says.
Although their growing season is the summer, and they are harvested in fall, winter squashes are so-named because they can be stored and eaten throughout the winter season.