Orobanche ramosa L.

Locations ofOrobanche ramosa L. in Virginia

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Family
Orobanchaceae
Botanical Name
Orobanche ramosa L.
Common Name
Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape
Synonym(s)
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Orobanche ramosa L.
Comments
First discovered on 2006; collected at the same location in 2007 growing on Medicago lupulina at a car wash and reported to USDA. Eradication was planned for spring, 2008. Found near a farm field in Virginia Beach in 2012 (R. Bray, pers. comm.)
Habitat
Ruderal habitats. Rare in the Coastal Plain.
Native Status
Introduced

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