Taxon  Report   5360    
Marah fabaceus  (Naudin) E. Greene  
(no longer an active name)
California manroot,  Coast wild cucumber, Manroot
Marah fabaceus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Marah fabaceus, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Marah fabaceus
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Marah
Communities: Coastal Strand, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN spelling variant of Marah fabacea

NOTE: Marah fabaceus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Marah fabaceus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).