Taxon  Report   5970 
Orobanche californica  Cham. & Schltdl.  ssp. grayana  (Beck) Heckard
Gray's broomrape,  Gray's california broom rape
Orobanche californica ssp. grayana
© 2014 Kirsten Bovee
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Orobanche californica ssp. grayana
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Orobanche californica ssp. grayana
© 2003 Martin J. Lenz
Orobanche californica ssp. grayana, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California.

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Orobanche californica ssp. grayana
© 2014 Kirsten Bovee
Genus: Orobanche
Parent Record Orobanche californica
Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: coastal
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Aphyllon californicum ssp. grayanum
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PLANTS: Orobanche californica var. grayana
PLANTS: Orobanche grayana
ICPN: Orobanche grayana var. grayana
More information about  Orobanche californica ssp. grayana
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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