Calflora
Taxon  Report   13446    
Aphyllon tuberosum  Beck
Chaparral broomrape
Aphyllon tuberosum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Orobanche bulbosa
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: Aphyllon

Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Orobanche bulbosa

Alternate Names:
JEF: Orobanche bulbosa
More information about  Aphyllon tuberosum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2020).