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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Climbing all over the place

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

marah oreganus Marah oregana

Date

March 22, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

Description

Six stems, non-woody, each 4-6 ft., tendrils, white female and male flowers. In partial shade of big leaf maple, on steep slope below rocky outcrop at very edge of plot.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

finatic

Date

February 21, 2015 12:32 PM PST

Description

Santa Barbara County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Marah sp. Genus Marah

Observer

tlim

Date

March 1, 2015 03:48 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Man-roots Genus Marah

Observer

justin2

Date

February 28, 2015 06:33 AM PST

Description

Marah

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

February 28, 2015 10:45 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lynn2

Date

March 24, 2014

Description

This plant was found along Wild Rye Trail

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jeannewirka

Date

February 27, 2015 03:18 PM PST

Description

Collected for herbarium

Photos / Sounds

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What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

finatic

Date

February 21, 2015 01:15 PM PST

Description

Santa Barbara County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

finatic

Date

February 21, 2015 01:28 PM PST

Description

Santa Barbara County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 26, 2015 01:39 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

dpom

Date

February 26, 2015 03:20 PM PST
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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.