3 subspecies and varieties
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– night-blooming morning-glory
– field bindweed
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: Cultivated fields, roadsides, open areas, and other disturbed sites.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
– hedge bindweed, lady's nightcap
Distribution: Disturbed areas, both sides of the Cascades; temperate regions worldwide.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, particularly in association with agriculture.
– large bindweed, shortstalk false bindweed
– seashore false bindweed, beach morning glory, beach morning-glory, seaside morning-glory
Distribution: Along the coast in Washington; British Columbia south to San Diego County, California.
Habitat: Coastal beaches and sand dunes, often extending down to the high tide level.
– alfalfa dodder
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Great Plains.
Habitat: Agricultural fields, often on alfalfa, and other disturbed, open areas.
– field dodder
– buttonbush dodder
Flowers: June - September
– desert dodder
Distribution: Central Washington; south to Baja California, east to Colorado.
Habitat: Parasitic on shrubs in arid shrub-steppe communities.
– flax dodder
Introduced from Europe
– clover dodder, thyme dodder
– western dodder
Distribution: In most Western states, Washington to California, east to Colorado.
Habitat: Found on many different hoasts.
– salt marsh dodder
Distribution: British Columbia to Baja California.
Habitat: Coastal marshes and saltwater tideflats.
– field dodder, five-angled dodder
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: Parasitic on a variety of hosts.
Origin: Native probably
– prairie dodder
– mountain dodder
Distribution: Southern Washington to the southern Sierra Nevada, California, at medium to high elevations.
Habitat: On Aster, Spraguea, and other hosts.
Flowers: July - September