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Recent observations

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What

coastal manroot Marah oregana

Observer

marionanthonisen

Date

April 18, 2016 02:15 PM PDT

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What

Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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sidesplotch

Date

May 22, 2016 08:41 AM PDT

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What

California Manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

scstroller

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

High Peaks Trail
Photo by C. VanDeVeer

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

clifechris

Date

May 23, 2016 05:58 PM PDT

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What

California Manroot Marah fabacea

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cizauskas

Date

February 24, 2016 03:49 PM PST

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What

California Manroot Marah fabacea

Observer

brentjohnson

Date

May 21, 2016

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What

Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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evergreen

Date

May 21, 2016 05:59 PM PDT

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What

California Manroot Marah fabacea

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hfabian

Date

March 15, 2016

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What

coastal manroot Marah oregana

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sacagawea

Date

May 21, 2016 01:58 PM PDT

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What

Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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jmonzon

Date

May 21, 2016 02:12 PM PDT

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What

Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Observer

tiernanc

Date

May 21, 2016 11:27 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

coastal manroot Marah oregana

Observer

dbran22

Date

May 21, 2016 11:16 AM 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.

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