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Cuscuta boldinghii Urb.
Boldingh's dodder

Cuscuta boldinghii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, Upper Matecumbe Key, Monroe County, FL, USA

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Parasite

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

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 History and Distribution: Collected in 2002 by Keith Bradley and Roger Hammer on Upper Matecumbe Key (2341 USF), but originally determined as Cuscuta umbellata.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Cuscuta boldinghii available from :

Cuscuta boldinghii has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Key Tree Cactus Nature Preserve Present Native

Cuscuta boldinghii has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Native


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Cuscuta boldinghii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, Upper Matecumbe Key, Monroe County, FL, USA