Calflora
Taxon  Report   10825    
Cuscuta occidentalis  Millsp.
California dodder
Cuscuta occidentalis, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Cuscuta
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Cuscuta californica var. breviflora

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cuscuta californica var. breviflora
More information about  Cuscuta occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUCAB)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2019).