Taxon  Report   5363    
Marah macrocarpus  (E. Greene) E. Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Cucamonga manroot,  Southern wild cucumber, Wild cucumber
Marah macrocarpus
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Marah macrocarpus, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Marah macrocarpus
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Genus: Marah
Communities: Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN spelling variant of Marah macrocarpa

NOTE: Marah macrocarpus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Marah macrocarpus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).