Calflora
Taxon  Report   5985    
Orobanche vallicola  (Jeps.) Heckard
Hillside broomrape,  Valley broom rape
Orobanche vallicola
© 2018 TJ Martin
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Orobanche vallicola
© 2004 Brad Kelley
Orobanche vallicola
© 2015 Mark Hopkins
Orobanche vallicola, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Aphyllon vallicolum

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Orobanche vallicola
© 2015 Mark Hopkins
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Orobanche
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Aphyllon vallicolum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orobanche californica var. californica
ICPN + PLANTS: Orobanche californica var. claremontensis
More information about  Orobanche vallicola
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ORVA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).