Calflora
Taxon  Report   5366    
Marah oreganus  (Torrey & A. Gray) Howell  
(no longer an active name)
Coast wild cucumber,  Coastal manroot, Manroot, Wild cucumber
Marah oreganus, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: CUCURBITACEAE  
Genus: Marah
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN spelling variant of Marah oregana

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Echinocystis oregana
NOTE: Marah oreganus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Marah oreganus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (MAOR3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).