Taxon  Report   5980    
Orobanche uniflora  L.  

(no longer an active name; please see Aphyllon purpureum)

Broomrape,  Naked broom rape, Oneflowered broomrape
Orobanche uniflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.
also called Aphyllon purpureum
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Genus: Orobanche

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Aphyllon purpureum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aphyllon uniflorum
PLANTS: Orobanche uniflora var. typica
PLANTS: Orobanche uniflora var. terrae-novae
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NOTE: Orobanche uniflora is no longer an active name.
More information about  Orobanche uniflora

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2021).