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|Family: Cucurbitaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Marah||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Marah horrida (Congdon) Dunn
Habit: Herbage not glaucous. Flower: corolla generally > 8 mm wide, deeply cup-shaped, white. Fruit: 9--20 cm, oblong, rounded at both ends; prickles dense, stiff, unhooked. Seed: 6--16 (24), 26--32 mm, oblong or ovate, flat at 1 end.
Ecology: Shrubby open areas; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: c&s SNF, Teh. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
Synonyms: Marah horridus, orth. var.
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Marah fabacea
Next taxon: Marah macrocarpa
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising 2016. Marah horrida, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32750, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.