Macro Monday Pumpkins

That time of year, pumpkin

A pumpkin is a cultivar (a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation) of winter squash that is round with a smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and is usually a deep yellow to orange in color. The thick shell contains the seeds and pulp. Pumpkin comes in many varieties, most common varieties are the large ones used for carving jack-o’-lanterns and smaller, sweeter pie are “Sugar” pumpkins.

A white pumpkin is a variety that has been selectively bred to feature white or ivory skin. White pumpkins are also known as an albino pumpkin, ghost pumpkin, Snowball, Casper, Lumina, Baby Boo, and Cotton Candy Pumpkin.

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