Taxon  Report   2529    
Cuscuta californica  Hook. & Arn.  var. apiculata  Engelm.
Chaparral dodder,  Pointed dodder
Cuscuta californica var. apiculata, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Cuscuta
Parent: Cuscuta californica
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Cuscuta californica var. apiculata
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 18, 2019).