Smartweed Dodder
Cuscuta polygonorum

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cuscuta (kus-KEW-tuh) (Info)
Species: polygonorum

Category:

Parasites and Hemiparasites

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

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Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cole Camp, Missouri

Maple Heights, Ohio

Arlington, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On Aug 12, 2009, Lotsalilys from Maple Heights, OH wrote:

This plant over ran some planters very quickly and was very hard to remove. I would not want this loose in the garden.

Negative

On Nov 12, 2004, cherishlife from Pocola, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant is considered a noxious weed by the usda for several states.