Calflora
Taxon  Report   5971    
Orobanche californica  Cham. & Schltdl.  ssp. jepsonii  (Munz) Heckard
California orobanche,  Jepson's broomrape, Jepson's california broom rape
Orobanche californica ssp. jepsonii
© 1998 John Game
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Orobanche californica ssp. jepsonii
© 2018 Brian Keelan
Orobanche californica ssp. jepsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California.

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Orobanche californica ssp. jepsonii
© 2018 Brian Keelan
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon californicum ssp. jepsonii

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orobanche grayana var. jepsonii
More information about  Orobanche californica ssp. jepsonii
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 (ORCAJ)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).