Taxon  Report   13447    
Aphyllon validum  Jeps.
Rock creek broom rape
Aphyllon validum
© 1999 Alison Colwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Aphyllon validum
© 2011 Jake Ruygt
Aphyllon validum
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Aphyllon validum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Orobanche valida

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Aphyllon validum
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Genus: Aphyllon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orobanche valida
More information about  Aphyllon validum
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 (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:   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).