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Boschniakia hookeri

Boschniakia hookeri Walp.

Small Ground-cone, Small Groundcone, Vancouver Groundcone

Orobanchaceae (Broom-rape family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BOHO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Plants in this family are parasitic on roots or stems of other plants, to varying degrees, from hemiparasitic to holoparasitic.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Leafless stems, superficially resembling pine cones, up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Open woodlands, mixed conifer forests, shady coastal sites.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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