Calflora
Taxon  Report   10823    
Cuscuta campestris  Yunck.
Field dodder
Cuscuta campestris
© 1999 Doreen L. Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cuscuta campestris
© 2015 Keir Morse
Cuscuta campestris
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Cuscuta campestris, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.

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Cuscuta campestris
© 2015 Keir Morse
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Cuscuta
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cuscuta pentagona var. pentagona

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cuscuta pentagona var. calycina
More information about  Cuscuta campestris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUPEP2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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