Taxon  Report   5983 
Orobanche valida  Jepson  ssp. howellii  Heckard & L.T. Collins
Howell's broomrape
Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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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 and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Orobanche
Parent Record Orobanche valida
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.4 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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More information about  Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2017).

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