Flora of the Southeastern United States
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CONVOLVULACEAE

Cuscuta campestris Yuncker. Field Dodder, Prairie Dodder. Phen: Late May-Nov. Hab: Roadsides, fields, open disturbed areas, especially (but not only) on herbaceous Fabaceae. Dist: Nearly cosmopolitan because of its common association with cultivated legumes, its original distribution unclear.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Bah, F, GW2, Il, K3, K4, Mi, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, Costea, Nesom, & Stefanović (2006a), Costea, Nesom, & Stefanović (2006b), Costea, Nesom, & Stefanović (2006c), Musselman (1986), Spaulding (2013a), Yuncker (1965); < Cuscuta pentagona – C, G; < Cuscuta pentagona var. pentagona – K1, Gandhi, Thomas, & Hatch (1987)

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