Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2458

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in cultivated fields, parasitic on various hosts, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
2-lipped 4-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 169-03-002:
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lesser Broomrape