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  Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. var. gronovii image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Caroline A. Creevey

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Kitty Kohout

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Cuscutaceae
Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. var. gronovii
common dodder, love dodder, scald-weed, swamp dodder
Cuscuta: a name of Arabic derivation meaning "dodder"
gronovii: for Jan Fredrik Gronon (1690-1762)
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Status: Native - potentially invasive
Plant: parasitic, annual/perennial, 6"-72" long, herbaceous vine; stems orange and smooth
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/8" long, petals with rounded tips; inflorescence a dense cluster of mostly stalkless flowers; blooms July-Oct.
Leaf:alternate, small
Habitat: moist
Notes: most common species in this genus
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. var. latiflora Engelm.
Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. var. saururi (Engelm.) MacMill.
Cuscuta umbrosa auct. non Beyr. ex Hook.
Grammica gronovii (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult) Hadac & Chrtek
Grammica umbrosa auct. non (Beyr. ex Hook.) W.A.Weber

         
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