Clustered Broomrape
Orobanche fasciculata
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape Family)

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orobanche fasciculata by Ferron, Utah

orobanch fasciculata

orobanche fasciculata


Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis
1., 2., 3. Located June 17, 2011 by Ferron Golf Club, Emery County, Utah
4., 5. Located June 5, 2016 by Fruitland, Duchesne County, Utah

Perennial, parasitic, up to six inches high.  Tubular corolla are brownish to yellowish with some purple/pink color in the tube. Flowers June through early August.  Leaves are oval and fuzzy

Origin of name:
Orobanche - From Greek orobos a kind of vetch and anchone "choke or strangle" because it is parasitic
fasciculata - meaning bundles

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