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Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa

Cuscuta obtusiflora Kunth var. glandulosa Engelm.

Peruvian Dodder, Southern Dodder

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family)

Synonym(s): Cuscuta glandulosa


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

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , CA , FL , GA , KY , LA , NY , OK , PA , TX

Additional resources

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


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

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