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Why does google consider "googlequicksearchbox" as a referral and not organic?

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Hi everyone,

 
I came across an issue where Google treats "com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox" as referral and not as organic traffic.
 
I also found an article that explains how to fix this issue - https://goo.gl/zqIBrk
 
But more important for me is to understand:
  1. Is that really a bug in the way Google present this data? 
  2. Why does Google consider searching in an Android search-box as a referral? (it doesn't make any sense)
Thanks,
Ofer.