Taxon  Report   2529 
Cuscuta californica  Hook. & Arn.  var. apiculata  Engelm.
Chaparral dodder,  Pointed dodder
Cuscuta californica var. apiculata, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 3 (review list).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Genus: Cuscuta
Parent Record Cuscuta californica
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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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