Taxon  Report   5980    
Orobanche uniflora  L.

(not an active name)

Broomrape,   Naked broom rape,   Oneflowered broomrape
Orobanche uniflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America.
also called Aphyllon purpureum
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Orobanchaceae  
Genus: Orobanche

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAphyllon uniflorum
PLANTSOrobanche porphyrantha
PLANTSOrobanche purpurea
PLANTSOrobanche sedii
PLANTSOrobanche terrae-novae
More information about  Orobanche uniflora

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 11/30/2021).