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Cuscuta cuspidata

Cuscuta cuspidata Engelm.

Cusp Dodder, Dodder, Angel Hair

Cuscutaceae (Dodder Family)

Synonym(s): Grammica cuspidata

USDA Symbol: cucu2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AR , CO , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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