Taxon  Report   5972    
Orobanche cooperi  (A. Gray) A. Heller  
(no longer an active name; please see Aphyllon cooperi)
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 and 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 PLANTS

JEF other name:
Aphyllon cooperi

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aphyllon cooperi
PLANTS: Myzorrhiza cooperi
PLANTS: Orobanche cooperi ssp. cooperi
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NOTE: Orobanche cooperi is no longer an active name.
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 05, 2020).