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Marah fabacea
CALIFORNIA MAN-ROOT

Marah fabacea (Naudin) Greene
NATIVE
Habit: Herbage generally not glaucous. Flower: corolla rotate, yellow-green to cream or (especially inland) white. Fruit: 4--5 cm, +- spheric; prickles sparse to +- dense, < 12 mm, +- stiff, unhooked. Seed: 2--4, 18--24 mm, ovate to oblong, +- flat on sides or not. Chromosomes: 2n=32.
Ecology: Streamsides, washes, shrubby open areas; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (exc n NW, n CaR), DMoj. Flowering Time: Feb--Apr
Synonyms: Marah fabaceus, orth. var.; Marah fabacea var. agrestis (Greene) Stocking
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Citation for this treatment: Marah fabacea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=101920, accessed on November 20, 2017.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017, Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on November 20, 2017.