Page author: David Giblin
Aphyllon corymbosum
flat-topped broomrape

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains and the Canadian Great Plains.

Habitat: Sagebrush desert areas, parasitic mainly on Artemisia tridentata.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual, Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees


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Accepted Name:
Aphyllon corymbosum (Rydb.) A.C. Schneid.
Publication: PhytoKeys 75: 113. 2016.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Myzorrhiza corymbosa Rydb.
Orobanche corymbosa (Rydb.) Ferris [HC, JPM]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Aphyllon corymbosum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Aphyllon corymbosum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Aphyllon corymbosum information.

E-Flora BC: Aphyllon corymbosum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Aphyllon corymbosum photos.

USDA Plants: Aphyllon corymbosum information.

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