Calflora
Taxon  Report   2528    
Cuscuta californica  Hook. & Arn.
California dodder,  Chaparral dodder
Cuscuta californica
© 2006 Tom Annese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cuscuta californica
© 2016 Yana Marshall
Cuscuta californica
© 2003 Keir Morse
Cuscuta californica, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Cuscuta californica
© 2018 David popp
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cuscuta californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUCA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).