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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Orobanche cooperi subsp. latiloba (Munz) L.T. Collins (Desert Broomrape, flor de tierra)

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 Orobanche cooperi subsp. latiloba (Munz) L.T. Collins

 Orobanche cooperi subsp. latiloba (Munz) L.T. Collins

 Orobanche cooperi subsp. latiloba (Munz) L.T. Collins

Habitat: valleys
Life Form: forb,annual,parasite
Leaf Description: alternate, simple, scales
Flower Color: purple or violet or lavender
Flowering Period: Jan. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Orobanchaceae (broomrape family)
Abundance: locally common,parasite
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 47 (8.7 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Orobanche cooperi subsp. latiloba (Munz) L.T. Collins (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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