Taxon  Report   2539 
Cuscuta pentagona  Engelm.
Five angled dodder,  Fiveangled dodder, Western field dodder

Cuscuta pentagona
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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
Genus: Cuscuta
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

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. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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