Taxon  Report   5978    
Orobanche pinorum  Hook.
Conifer broomrape,  Pine broom rape, Pinewoods broom rape
Orobanche pinorum
© 1996 Alison Colwell
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Orobanche pinorum
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Orobanche pinorum
© 1996 Alison Colwell
Orobanche pinorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Aphyllon pinorum

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Orobanche pinorum
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Orobanche
Communities: Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon pinorum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Myzorrhiza pinorum
PLANTS: Phelipaea pinorum
More information about  Orobanche pinorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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 20, 2019).