Louisiana Broomrape (Orobanche ludoviciana)


Orobanche Ludoviciana, or more commonly know as Louisiana Broomrape, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Orobanche. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Orobanche Ludoviciana or Louisiana Broomrape's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Orobanche
  • Family: Orobanchaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IL (T) IN (T) KY (H) OH (PRX) TN (SC) WI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (broomrape) IN (Louisiana broomrape) KY (Louisiana broomrape) OH (Louisiana broom-rape) TN (Louisiana broomrape) WI (Louisiana broomrape)

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