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Cuscuta rostrata (Beaked dodder)
Cressler, Alan

Cuscuta rostrata

Cuscuta rostrata Shuttlw. ex Engelm. & A. Gray

Beaked Dodder

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A non-chlorophyll bearing vine, parasitic on host plants.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

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


USA: AR , GA , KY , MD , NC , TN , VA , WV

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-08
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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