Taxon  Report   2537    
Cuscuta indecora  Choisy  var. indecora 
Big seed alfalfa dodder,  Bigseed alfalfa dodder
Cuscuta indecora var. indecora
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Cuscuta indecora var. indecora
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Cuscuta indecora var. indecora, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cuscuta indecora var. indecora
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Genus: Cuscuta
Parent: Cuscuta indecora
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Grammica indecora
ICPN: Cuscuta hispidula
ICPN: Cuscuta indecora var. bifida
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More information about  Cuscuta indecora var. indecora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2018).