Taxon  Report   11820 
Marah fabacea  (Naudin) Greene
California man-root
Marah fabacea
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Marah fabacea
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Marah fabacea
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Marah fabacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Marah fabacea
© 2011 John W. Wall
Genus: Marah
Coastal Strand, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Marah fabaceus var. agrestis
ICPN: Marah fabaceus var. fabaceus
ICPN: Marah fabacea var. agrestis
ICPN: Marah fabaceus
ICPN: Marah fabacea var. fabacea
More information about  Marah fabacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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