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

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Cuscuta campestris
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE   (PLANTS: CUSCUTACEAE)
Genus: Cuscuta
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Cuscuta pentagona var. calycina
More information about  Cuscuta campestris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
website references from Google

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 the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 05, 2016).

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