Taxon  Report   2532    
Cuscuta californica  Hook. & Arn.  var. papillosa  Yunck.
Chaparral dodder,  Papillate dodder
Cuscuta californica var. papillosa
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Cuscuta californica var. papillosa
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Cuscuta californica var. papillosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cuscuta californica var. papillosa, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.

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Cuscuta californica var. papillosa
© 2016 Keir Morse
Genus: Cuscuta
Parent: Cuscuta californica
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).