Taxon  Report   10549    
Cuscuta japonica  Choisy  var. formosana  (Hayata) Yunck.
Japanese dodder
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Cuscuta japonica var. formosana, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is not native to California.

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Genus: Cuscuta
Parent: Cuscuta japonica
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Cuscuta japonica var. formosana
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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 24, 2019).