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Cuscuta indecora Choisy
Bigseed alfalfa dodder

Cuscuta indecora
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 7: fasicle 52, t. 127 (1871)

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Parasite

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Widespread in North America, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Cuscuta indecora available from :

Cuscuta indecora has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blowing Rocks Preserve Reported
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native

Cuscuta indecora has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native

Cuscuta indecora has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods

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Cuscuta indecora
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 7: fasicle 52, t. 127 (1871)