CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cuscuta_obtusiflora_var._glandulosa - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 08:23 ET b
Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa
common namePeruvian dodder
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life formannual vine parasitic
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
SH     SH: presumed extinct in California
global rank
G5T4T5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (7):
Redlands (106C) 3411712, San Bernardino South (107D)* 3411713, El Monte (110D) 3411811, Snelling (440C) 3712054, Florin (496B)? 3812144, Sebastopol (502A) 3812247, Sanborn Slough (561C) 3912138
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Butte (BUT), Los Angeles (LAX), Merced (MER), Sacramento (SAC)?, San Bernardino (SBD)*, Sonoma (SON), Sutter (SUT), Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Baja California (BA), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Louisiana (LA), Minnesota (MN), New York (NY), Oklahoma (OK), Sonora - Mexico (SO), Texas (TX)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(freshwater)
blooming period Jul-Oct  
elevation range15 - 280 meters
Last seen in 1948 at a marsh near Snelling (MER County); need field surveys. Plants from SAC County need verification. Record from Warm Creek in SBD County presumed extirpated. See Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 1:492 (1859) for original description and SIDA 22(1):151-175 (2006) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameCuscuta obtusiflora Kunth var. glandulosa Engelm.
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDCUS01111
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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