Taxon  Report   5979 
Orobanche ramosa  L.
Hemp broomrape,  Yellow broom rape
Orobanche ramosa
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Orobanche ramosa
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Orobanche ramosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Orobanche ramosa
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Orobanche
agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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