I was puttering around in my garden last summer when I noticed a sprawling vine meandering between my tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and herbs. I traced one of the tentacles back to its origin and as I grabbed the stem and started to pull it out, a thought occurred to me. Maybe this vine is a zucchini or a cucumber. Maybe it’s another type of squash, perhaps a butternut or acorn, or some other plant that had dropped its seeds in a previous year. Or maybe it was an odd hybrid of one of the above. A cucchini or a zucumber, perhaps. How about an acornut? Certainly it wasn’t a buttcorn.
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