Taxon  Report   13052    
Orobanche aegyptiaca  Pers.
Egyptian broomrape
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Orobanche aegyptiaca, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is not native to Californiais endemic (limited) to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Genus: Orobanche
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phelipanche aegyptiaca
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).