Taxon  Report   2539 
Cuscuta pentagona  Engelm.
Five angled dodder,  Fiveangled dodder, Western field dodder
Cuscuta pentagona
© 2016 Keir Morse
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Cuscuta pentagona
© 2016 Keir Morse
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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Plant Characteristics
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Cuscuta pentagona
© © 2016 Keir Morse
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE   (PLANTS: CUSCUTACEAE)
Genus: Cuscuta
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cuscuta pentagona
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUPE3)

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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: Dec 07, 2016).

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