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Recent observations

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

ray_l14

Date

January 26, 2016 02:35 PM PST

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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ray_l14

Date

March 22, 2016 02:20 PM PDT

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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ohmygodjuju

Date

January 19, 2016 09:32 AM PST

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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jhamilton

Date

May 1, 2016

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Man-roots Genus Marah

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blueiris222

Date

May 1, 2016 02:54 PM PDT

Description

Wild cucumber

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California Manroot Marah fabacea

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sam32

Date

May 1, 2016 02:57 PM PDT

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Man-roots Genus Marah

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kimcampisano

Date

May 1, 2016 12:47 PM PDT

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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jiangqiaoli

Date

May 1, 2016 08:59 AM PDT

Description

Chillicothe ( wild cucumber)

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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fengding

Date

April 25, 2016

Description

dried wild cucumber

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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ziye

Date

April 4, 2016

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Man-roots Genus Marah

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dpom

Date

April 30, 2016 11:58 AM PDT

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Man-roots Genus Marah

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amartinez77

Date

January 26, 2016
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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.

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