Taxon  Report   11580    
Cuscuta pacifica  Costea & M. Wright
Goldenthread,  Saltmarsh dodder
Cuscuta pacifica
© 2006 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cuscuta pacifica
© 2006 Steve Matson
Cuscuta pacifica
© 2001 James Reiter
Cuscuta pacifica, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine (parasitic) that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Cuscuta pacifica
© 2010 Jorg Fleige & Mimi Fleige
Genus: Cuscuta
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Cuscuta pacifica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Jan 21, 2019).