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Aphyllon pinorum
pine broomrape, pinewoods broomrape

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to northern Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico.

Habitat: Montane coniferous forest, parasitic on Holodiscus.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Aphyllon pinorum (Geyer ex Hook.) A. Gray
Publication: Bot. California 1: 585. 1876.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Myzorrhiza pinorum (Geyer ex Hook.) Rydb.
Orobanche pinorum Geyer ex Hook. [HC, JPM]
Phelipaea pinorum (Geyer ex Hook.) A. Gray
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Aphyllon pinorum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Aphyllon pinorum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Aphyllon pinorum photos.

USDA Plants: Aphyllon pinorum information.

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