Cucurbitaceae Marah fabaceus (Naud.) Naud. ex Greene

California Manroot

Pomo, Kashaya - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 41

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Scientific name: Marah fabaceus (Naud.) Naud. ex Greene
USDA symbol: MAFAF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Manroot
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Mashed root used in pools in the river and in tidepools at the beach for poisoning fish.

RECRD: 808 id: 22382