Vernal Pool Dodder

Cuscuta howelliana

Convolvulaceae Family (Morning-Glory)

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Orange stringy stuff. Parasitizes many vernal pool plants. Later in the season, it blooms within the flower heads of other vernal pool species such as Erynguim (see last photo).

Habitat(s)

  • Vernal pools.

Additional Information

 

 

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