Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cuscuta rostrata Shuttleworth. Appalachian Dodder, Beaked Dodder. 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

Syn: = C, F, G, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Musselman (1986), Spaulding (2013a), Yuncker (1965)

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler
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