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Aphyllon ludovicianum
Louisiana broomrape, Suksdorf's broomrape

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east to the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains of Canada and the U.S.

Habitat: Dry, open, often sandy areas, parasitic on Artemisia, Chrysopsis, and other woody Asteraceae.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Aphyllon ludovicianum (Nutt.) A. Gray
Publication: Bot. California [W.H.Brewer] 1. 585. 1876.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Aphyllon arenosum Suksd.
Conopholis ludoviciana (Nutt.) Alph. Wood
Myzorrhiza ludoviciana (Nutt.) Rydb.
Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt. [HC]
Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt. ssp. ludoviciana [IFBC]
Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt. var. arenosa (Suksd.) Cronquist
Orobanche ludoviciana Nutt. var. genuina Beck
Orobanche multiflora Nutt. var. arenosa (Suksd.) Munz
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Aphyllon ludovicianum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Aphyllon ludovicianum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Aphyllon ludovicianum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Aphyllon ludovicianum photos.

USDA Plants: Aphyllon ludovicianum information.

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