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Dodder- Salt Marsh Dodder

Description:

Orange plant growing above a green plant. looks like long noodles. In the third pic you can see some white flowers. Genus: Cuscuta

Habitat:

Oak and pine forest

1 Species ID Suggestions

AlanRoque
AlanRoque 9 years ago
(unknown)
Cuscuta sp.


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7 Comments

tibiprada
tibiprada 9 years ago

asergio, yes, it is very common in the tropics. I saw it in the Bahamas ( Freeport) and here en Florida ( Palm Beach )

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodder

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thanks Sergio

AlanRoque
AlanRoque 9 years ago

=)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thank you tibiprada for the ID name.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thank you Alan Roque for the ID

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

This parasite plant is so common here, and so often found on Crown-of-thorns that, when I was a kid, I thought they were part of it. So, we called it "Christ's hair".

tibiprada
tibiprada 9 years ago

Dodder- Salt Marsh Dodder

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 19, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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