Taxon  Report   2539 
Cuscuta pentagona  Engelm.
five angled dodder,  fiveangled dodder, western field dodder
Cuscuta pentagona, 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 pentagona
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Cuscuta pentagona
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE   (PLANTS: CUSCUTACEAE)
Genus: Cuscuta
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Cuscuta pentagona  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CUPE3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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)

Original Publication citation. on 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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 20, 2014).

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