Page author: David Giblin
Cuscuta approximata
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.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Annual, Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Cuscuta approximata Bab.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cuscuta approximata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Cuscuta approximata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cuscuta approximata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cuscuta approximata photos.

USDA Plants: Cuscuta approximata information.

18 photographs:
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