Species Details

Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa

Peruvian dodder

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Scientific Name:
Cuscuta obtusiflora Kunth var. glandulosa Engelm.
Common Name:
Peruvian dodder
Family: Convolvulaceae
Element Code: PDCUS01111
USDA Plants Symbol: CUOBG
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T4?
State Rank:
SH
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.2 on 2011-08-24
Add Date: 2011-08-24
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual vine (parasitic)
Blooming Period: Jul-Oct
Elevation:
15 - 280 meters
50 - 920 feet
General Habitat:
  • Marshes and swamps (freshwater)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
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.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 1 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 5
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Louisiana (LA), Minnesota (MN), New York (NY), Oklahoma (OK), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Texas (TX)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), Merced (MER), Sacramento (SAC)?, San Bernardino (SBD)*, Sonoma (SON), Sutter (SUT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
El Monte (3411811), Florin (3812144)?, Redlands (3411712), San Bernardino South (3411713)*, Sanborn Slough (3912138), Sebastopol (3812247), Snelling (3712054)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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