Taxon  Report   10823 
Cuscuta campestris  Yunck.
Field dodder
Cuscuta campestris, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.

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Genus: Cuscuta
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Cuscuta pentagona var. pentagona
Other Names:
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TJM2: Cuscuta pentagona var. calycina
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website references on Google


Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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