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Sonoran Desert Plants
Orobanche fasciculata (Yellow Broomrape)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Orobanche fasciculata

Habitat: canyons, washes, mountains
Life Form: forb,annual,parasite
Leaf Description: alternate, simple, lanceolate
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Orobanchaceae (broomrape family)
Abundance: parasite,rare
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 fasciculata (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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