Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00071120
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2c5aa196-72a4-445a-b2d4-186804c6a351
Taxon: Cuscuta tuberculata Brandeg.
Family: Cuscutaceae
Collector: Dustin Wolkis   46   
Date: 2012-09-27
Additional Collectors: Jim Griffith
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, Southern Side of South Mountain Park. Aproximately 75 meters North of Telegraph Pass trailhead.
33.3186849  -112.066508
Elevation: 454 meters (1489ft)
Habitat: Rocky slope above high traffic concreate trail.
Substrate: Early Proterozoic metamorphic rocks.
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Ferocactus sp., Krameria sp., Cylindropuntia sp., Parkinsonia microphylla, Encelia farinosa, Olneya tesota, Fouquieria splendens, Tidestromia lanuginosa.
Description: Rootless, leafless parasitic vine. Five fused white petals, two yellow stigma, five yellow stamen
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Parasitiving Boerhavia erecta.
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Record ID: 2c5aa196-72a4-445a-b2d4-186804c6a351
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