Taxon  Report   2536 
Cuscuta indecora  Choisy
Big seed alfalfa dodder,  Bigseed alfalfa dodder
Cuscuta indecora
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Cuscuta indecora
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Cuscuta indecora, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cuscuta indecora
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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE   (PLANTS: CUSCUTACEAE)
Genus: Cuscuta
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cuscuta indecora
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 (CUIN)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


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 02, 2016).

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