Taxon  Report   5982    
Orobanche valida  Jeps.
Rock creek broom rape,  Rock creek broomrape
Orobanche valida
© 1999 Alison Colwell
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Orobanche valida
© 2011 Jake Ruygt
Orobanche valida
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Orobanche valida, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Aphyllon validum

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Orobanche valida
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Genus: Orobanche
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon validum

More information about  Orobanche valida
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 22, 2019).