Calflora
Taxon  Report   13432    
Aphyllon californicum  Cham. & Schltdl.
California orobanche
Aphyllon californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orobanche californica
More information about  Aphyllon californicum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on 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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 13, 2020).