Calflora
Taxon  Report   9318    
Cuscuta obtusiflora  Kunth  var. glandulosa  Engelm.
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Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Cuscuta
Parent: Cuscuta obtusiflora
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cuscuta glandulosa
More information about  Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CUOBG)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).