Taxon  Report   5984    
Orobanche valida  Jeps.  ssp. valida 
Rock creek broomrape
Orobanche valida ssp. valida
© 1999 Alison Colwell
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Orobanche valida ssp. valida
© 2010 California Academy of Sciences
Orobanche valida ssp. valida, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Orobanche valida ssp. valida
© 1999 Alison Colwell
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
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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).