Cuscuta rostrata Shuttleworth. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: High elevation hardwood forests and thickets, especially on Asteraceae (Rudbeckia, Solidago, Symphyotrichum, Eurybia). Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: WV and MD south through w. VA, e. KY, e. TN, w. NC to n. GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = C, F, G, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Musselman (1986), Spaulding (2013a), Yuncker (1965); = Grammica rostrata (Shuttlew.) Hadač & Chrtek