OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cuscuta cephalanthi   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cuscuta cephalanthi   FAMILY Cuscutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-01-006:
Cuscuta cephalanthii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Buttonbush Dodder


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image of Cuscuta cephalanthi, Buttonbush Dodder

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cuce_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cuscuta cephalanthi   FAMILY Cuscutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-01-006:
Cuscuta cephalanthii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3694

Herbaceous vine
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Primarily on woody hosts, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Stems twining, often yellowish-orange, leafless

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

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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