Taxon  Report   5972    
Orobanche cooperi  (A. Gray) A. Heller
Burroweed strangler,  Cooper's broom rape, Cooper's broomrape, Desert broomrape
Orobanche cooperi, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
also called Aphyllon cooperi

Bloom Period
Genus: Orobanche
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon cooperi

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Myzorrhiza cooperi
PLANTS: Orobanche cooperi ssp. cooperi
PLANTS: Orobanche cooperi ssp. latiloba
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More information about  Orobanche cooperi
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Jun 18, 2019).