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Cuscuta gronovii var. gronovii

Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Schult. var. gronovii

Scaldweed, Love Dodder

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family)

Synonym(s): Cuscuta gronovii var. latiflora, Cuscuta gronovii var. saururi, Cuscuta umbrosa, Grammica gronovii, Grammica umbrosa

USDA Symbol: CUGRG

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

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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