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Cuscuta leptantha

Cuscuta leptantha Engelm.

Slender dodder

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CULE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This is a leafless, rootless, parasitic vine with twining thread-like stems yellow-green to orange. It lives on the juices of the host plant.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: NM , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cuscuta leptantha in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cuscuta leptantha in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cuscuta leptantha

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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