Taxon  Report   5979    
Orobanche ramosa  L.
Hemp broomrape,  Yellow broom rape
Orobanche ramosa
© 2001 CDFA
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Orobanche ramosa
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Orobanche ramosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
also called Phelipanche ramosa

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Orobanche ramosa
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Orobanche
Communities: agricultural weed

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Phelipanche ramosa

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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 18, 2019).