Calflora
Taxon  Report   13448    
Aphyllon validum  Jeps.  ssp. howellii  Heckard & L. T. Collins
Howell's broomrape
Aphyllon validum ssp. howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
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
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(18 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Aphyllon
Parent: Aphyllon validum

Ultramafic affinity: 3.4; (strong indicator)

Communities: Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Orobanche valida ssp. howellii
More information about  Aphyllon validum ssp. howellii
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 25, 2020).