Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out this Key to the Dodders of Alabama from Daniel Spaulding (Phytoneuron).
Read about the remarkably similar Dodder Laurel from Lytton Musselman and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_c_harperi_100_10
Stems brittle, yellowish-orange, threadlike. Leaves are tiny orange scales, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_c_harperi_100_10b
Flowers ~ 1/16" long with 4 green sepals & 4 white petals with upturned tips, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.