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Cuscuta umbellata Kunth
Flatglobe dodder

Cuscuta umbellata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 7: fasicle 52, t. 128 (1871)

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Parasite

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Cuscuta umbellata available from :

Cuscuta umbellata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Long Key State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Sea Oats Beach Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Cuscuta umbellata has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Monroe County (Keys) Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Doubtfully Native

Cuscuta umbellata has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Beach Dune
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland

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Cuscuta umbellata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 7: fasicle 52, t. 128 (1871)