Taxon  Report   5984    
Orobanche valida  Jeps.  ssp. valida 
Rock creek broomrape
Orobanche valida ssp. valida, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Orobanche
Parent: Orobanche valida
Communities: Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon validum ssp. validum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Orobanche ludoviciana var. valida
More information about  Orobanche valida ssp. valida
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 16, 2019).