Clover Dodder
Cuscuta epithymum

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cuscuta (kus-KEW-tuh) (Info)
Species: epithymum (ee-PITH-ih-mum) (Info)

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Parasites and Hemiparasites

Height:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

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Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

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Gardeners' Notes:

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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.

Alabama:
dodder Class A noxious weed
Arizona:
dodder Prohibited noxious weed
dodder Restricted noxious weed
Arkansas:
dodder Noxious weed
California:
dodder C list (noxious weeds)
dodder Quarantine
Florida:
dodder Noxious weed
Massachusetts:
dodder Noxious weed
Michigan:
dodder Noxious weed
Minnesota:
dodder Prohibited noxious weed
North Carolina:
dodder Class A noxious weed
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