Taxon  Report   5983 
Orobanche valida  Jeps.  ssp. howellii  Heckard & L. T. Collins
Howell's broomrape
Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
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Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
© 2011 Jake Ruygt
Orobanche valida ssp. howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Genus: Orobanche
Parent Record Orobanche valida
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.4 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN accepted name: Aphyllon validum ssp. howellii
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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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