Taxon  Report   9272 
Cuscuta japonica  Choisy
Japanese dodder
Cuscuta japonica, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is not native to California.

Cuscuta japonica is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

 

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Cuscuta japonica
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Cuscuta japonica
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Cuscuta japonica
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE   (PLANTS: CUSCUTACEAE)
Genus: Cuscuta
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cuscuta japonica var. formosana
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
 
 Information about  Cuscuta japonica  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CUJA)

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)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: Jul 31, 2014).

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