Calflora
Taxon  Report   13440    
Aphyllon corymbosum  (Rydb.) Ferris
Flat topped broom rape
Aphyllon corymbosum
© 2009 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Aphyllon corymbosum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Aphyllon corymbosum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Orobanche corymbosa

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Aphyllon corymbosum
© 2011 Aaron E. Sims
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Aphyllon
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orobanche corymbosa ssp. corymbosa
ICPN: Orobanche corymbosa
More information about  Aphyllon corymbosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 15, 2019).