OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 169-03-002:
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Orobanche minor

 

COMMON NAME:
Lesser Broomrape, Small Broomrape


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image of Orobanche minor, Lesser Broomrape, Small Broomrape

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ormi_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 169-03-002:
Orobanche minor   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Orobanche minor

 

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2458

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it on mesic hammocks, in cultivated fields, parasitic on various hosts, especially Trifolium, Nicotiana tabacum, and Solanum lycopersicum, per Weakley's Flora

map
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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
2-lipped 4-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Capsule

 

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