Taxon  Report   5367 
Marah watsonii  (Cogn.) E. Greene
Manroot,  Taw manroot, Watson's wild cucumber
Marah watsonii
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
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Marah watsonii
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Marah watsonii
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Marah watsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Marah watsonii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Marah
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Marah watsonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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