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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

mickietang

Date

December 11, 2014 10:23 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marah fabaceus Marah fabacea

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

May 17, 2013 01:21 PM PDT

Description

Difficult to separate from Marah oreganus except when in fruit . M.oreganus has bald spots on the fruit and also is found in this park .

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marah fabaceus Marah fabacea

Observer

pillwayne

Date

December 6, 2014

Place

eaton canyon (Google, OSM)

Description

You dont want to eat this cucumber unless you want to be sick. Its poisonous!

Photos / Sounds

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What

chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

mattsherman02

Date

December 2, 2014

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What

chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

danielaguirre

Date

December 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marah macrocarpus Marah macrocarpa

Observer

collinsmike

Date

December 2, 2014 12:59 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Man-roots Genus Marah

Observer

qli

Date

November 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

myang

Date

November 11, 2014

Description

Dried fruit. Small hairs all over the vines.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marah macrocarpus Marah macrocarpa

Observer

kyg

Date

November 15, 2014 03:20 PM PST

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What

Marah macrocarpus Marah macrocarpa

Observer

hjoy

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

Prickly seed pod.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Man-roots Genus Marah

Observer

troglodytes

Date

November 12, 2014 07:01 AM AKST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

troglodytes

Date

October 8, 2014 03:15 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Marah (the manroots, wild cucumbers, or cucumber gourds) are flowering plants in the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), native to western North America. They are also commonly called Old man in the ground. The genus (which Kellogg noted was characterized by extreme bitterness) was named for Marah in Exodus 15:22-25, which was said to be named for the bitter water there.

No range data available.