Taxon  Report   5982 
Orobanche valida  Jepson
Rock creek broom rape,  Rock creek broomrape
Orobanche valida
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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Orobanche valida
© 2011 Jake Ruygt
Orobanche valida
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Orobanche valida, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Orobanche valida
© 1999 Alison Colwell
Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Orobanche valida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 20, 2018).

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