Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3692

Herbaceous vine
Annual

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it on a wide variety of woody and herbaceous hosts, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Leafless, twining, often yellowish-orange stems

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Whitish/ Creamy
4-merous (5-merous)
4(-5) lobed campanulate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cuscuta coryli   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cuscuta coryli   FAMILY Cuscutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-01-003:
Cuscuta corylii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hazel Dodder