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Cuscuta campestris
field dodder

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to Utah and Texas; also in eastern North America.

Habitat: Shores, floodplains, roadsides, ditches, fields, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Cuscuta campestris Yunck.
Publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 18(2): 138. 1932.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cuscuta pentagona Engelm. var. calycina Engelm. [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Cuscuta campestris checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cuscuta campestris atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cuscuta campestris photos.

USDA Plants: Cuscuta campestris information.

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