Calflora
Taxon  Report   2530    
Cuscuta californica  Hook. & Arn.  var. breviflora  Engelm.  
(no longer an active name)
California dodder,  Chaparral dodder, San joaquin dodder
Cuscuta californica var. breviflora, 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.

Bloom Period
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Cuscuta
Parent: Cuscuta californica
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Cuscuta occidentalis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cuscuta occidentalis
PLANTS: Grammica occidentalis
NOTE: Cuscuta californica var. breviflora is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cuscuta californica var. breviflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUCAB)


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: Jun 20, 2019).