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Recent observations

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What

California Manroot Marah fabacea

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marionanthonisen

Date

July 27, 2016 02:24 PM PDT

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coastal manroot Marah oregana

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olivia20

Date

July 23, 2016 10:39 PM EDT

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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crayonsss

Date

July 7, 2016 04:23 PM MST

Description

Dried seed posd hanging from branches

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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glmory

Date

July 23, 2016 07:09 AM PDT

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Man-roots Genus Marah

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loarie

Date

July 18, 2016 07:05 PM EDT

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California Manroot Marah fabacea

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lenaz

Date

July 17, 2016 01:27 PM PDT

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

Date

May 21, 2016 02:21 PM PDT

Description

Zuma Canyon

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coastal manroot Marah oregana

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geolover

Date

July 9, 2016 10:55 AM PDT

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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bradrumble

Date

July 10, 2016 12:20 PM PDT

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Chilicothe Marah macrocarpa

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glmory

Date

July 10, 2016 07:28 AM PDT

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What

Gila manroot Marah gilensis

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stevejones

Date

March 20, 2015 11:03 AM MDT

Description

Jones 1958

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coastal manroot Marah oregana

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ksayce

Date

July 6, 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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