Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.
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Cuscuta reflexa
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Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.
giant dodder

General Information
Symbol: CURE
Group: Dicot
Family: Cuscutaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   I
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Native Status:
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Solanales
Family Cuscutaceae – Dodder family
Genus Cuscuta L. – dodder
Species Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. – giant dodder

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
United States : Cuscuta dodder Noxious weed 1
Alabama Cuscuta
dodder Class A noxious weed 1
Arizona Cuscuta
dodder Prohibited noxious weed dodder Restricted noxious weed
Arkansas Cuscuta
dodder Noxious weed
California Cuscuta
dodder C list (noxious weeds) dodder Quarantine 1 giant dodder A list (noxious weeds)
Florida Cuscuta
dodder Noxious weed 2
Massachusetts Cuscuta
dodder Prohibited
Michigan Cuscuta
dodder Noxious weed
Minnesota Cuscuta
dodder Prohibited noxious weed 1
North Carolina Cuscuta
dodder Class A noxious weed 1
Oregon Cuscuta
dodder "B" designated weed dodder Quarantine
South Carolina Cuscuta
dodder Plant pest 1
South Dakota Cuscuta
dodder Regulated non-native plant species
Vermont Cuscuta
dodder Class A noxious weed 1
1 other than native or widely distributed species 2 Only the native Florida species are excluded from this list. These include: C. americana, C. compacta, C. exaltata, C. gronovii, C. indecora, C. obtusiflora, C. pentagona, C. umbellata
U.S. Weed Information
Cuscuta Cuscuta reflexa giant dodder This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
US USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). 2012. Federal noxious weed list (1 February 2012). USDA, APHIS, PPQ. Washington, DC.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
N'EAST Uva, R.H., J.C. Neal,and J.M. DiTomaso. 1997. Weeds of the Northeast . Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York.

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Cuscuta reflexa
Cuscuta reflexa
Giant Dodder
ID: 0175 3301 3809 0023 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Cuscuta reflexa
Cuscuta reflexa
Giant Dodder
ID: 0175 3301 2283 0038 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Cuscuta reflexa
Cuscuta reflexa
Giant Dodder
ID: 0175 3301 3809 0024 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Cuscuta reflexa
Cuscuta reflexa
Giant Dodder
ID: 0175 3301 2283 0039 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

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