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Orobanche ludoviciana (Louisiana broomrape)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Orobanche ludoviciana

Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana Broomrape

Orobanchaceae (Broom-Rape Family)



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

Louisiana Broomrape (Orobanche ludoviciana), found in the Midwest and on the plains, has flowers in dense, spike-like clusters.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple


USA: AZ , CO , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OH , OK , OR , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , SK

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-08-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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