Yellow crookneck squash is a variety of Summer Squash with bumpy, yellow skins and sweet flesh. The taste is closer to winter squashes than to summer squashes, although it is a short-season bearer.
Summer squash are a subset of squashes that are harvested when immature, while the rind is still tender and edible. All summer squashes are the fruits of the species Cucurbita pepo (although not all squashes of this species are considered summer squashes).
Yellow Squash is a good source of vitamin C and of riboflavin or vitamin B2.
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