OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cuscuta indecora   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cuscuta indecora +   FAMILY Cuscutaceae

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Cuscuta indecora var. attenuata

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Cuscuta indecora var. indecora

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Cuscuta indecora var. longisepala

SYNONYMOUS WITH Key to the dodders (Cuscuta, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013)

Cuscuta indecora

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Cuscuta indecora var. indecora

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Cuscuta indecora var. neuropetala

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Cuscuta indecora

 

COMMON NAME:
Bigseed Alfalfa Dodder, Pretty Dodder


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image of Cuscuta indecora, Bigseed Alfalfa Dodder, Pretty Dodder

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cuin_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cuscuta indecora   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cuscuta indecora +   FAMILY Cuscutaceae

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Cuscuta indecora var. attenuata

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Cuscuta indecora var. indecora

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Cuscuta indecora var. longisepala

SYNONYMOUS WITH Key to the dodders (Cuscuta, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013)
Cuscuta indecora

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Cuscuta indecora var. indecora

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Cuscuta indecora var. neuropetala

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cuscuta indecora

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3693

Herbaceous vine
Annual

Habitat: Salt marshes (on Iva frutescens), pine savannahs, bogs, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

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LEAVES:
Stems twining, often yellowish-orange, leafless

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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