Calflora
Taxon  Report   13446    
Aphyllon tuberosum  Beck
Chaparral broomrape
Aphyllon tuberosum
© 2002 Steve Tyron
Photos from
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Aphyllon tuberosum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Aphyllon tuberosum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Aphyllon tuberosum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Orobanche bulbosa

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Aphyllon tuberosum
© 2002 Steve Tyron
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Aphyllon
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orobanche bulbosa
More information about  Aphyllon tuberosum
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 20, 2019).