Taxon  Report   5360 
Marah fabaceus  (Naudin) E. Greene  (not an active name; please see Marah fabacea)
California manroot,  Coast wild cucumber, Manroot
Marah fabaceus
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Marah fabaceus, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Marah fabaceus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Marah
Coastal Strand, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 spelling variant of Marah fabacea
NOTE: Marah fabaceus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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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