Taxon  Report   2527 
Cuscuta approximata  Bab.
alfalfa dodder
Cuscuta approximata, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE   (PLANTS: CUSCUTACEAE)
Genus: Cuscuta
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Cuscuta epithymum ssp. approximata
PLANTS: Cuscuta planiflora
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cuscuta approximata var. urceolata
TJM2: Cuscuta cupulata
 Information about  Cuscuta approximata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CUAP2)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

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

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 28, 2014).

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