Taxon  Report   5964    
Orobanche bulbosa  Beck
Chaparral broomrape
Orobanche bulbosa
© 2002 Steve Tyron
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Orobanche bulbosa
© 2002 Steve Tyron
Orobanche bulbosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Orobanche bulbosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Aphyllon tuberosum

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Orobanche bulbosa
© 2015 Karen Swift
Genus: Orobanche
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon tuberosum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Myzorrhiza tuberosa
PLANTS: Phelipaea tuberosa
ICPN: Phelypaea tuberosa
More information about  Orobanche bulbosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).