Orobanche uniflora

ClassificationFlowering Plants
Family (Traditional)Orobanchaceae
SpeciesOrobanche uniflora L.
Common NameCancer root; One-flowered broomrape
Growth HabitForb
Plant Notes**
C value 6
StatusNative, UPL (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Subspecies and Varieties

Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aphyllon uniflorum Aphyllon uniflorum (L.) Torr. & A. Gray  
Orobanche porphyrantha Orobanche porphyrantha G. Beck  
Orobanche purpurea Orobanche purpurea Jacq.  
Orobanche sedii Orobanche sedii (Suksdorf) Fech.  
Orobanche terrae-novae Orobanche terrae-novae Fern.  
Orobanche uniflora subsp. occidentalis Orobanche uniflora subsp. occidentalis (Greene) Abrams ex Ferris  
Orobanche uniflora var. minuta Orobanche uniflora var. minuta (Suksdorf) G. Beck  
Orobanche uniflora var. occidentalis Orobanche uniflora var. occidentalis (Greene) Taylor & MacBryde  
Orobanche uniflora var. purpurea Orobanche uniflora var. purpurea (Heller) Achey  
Orobanche uniflora var. sedii Orobanche uniflora var. sedii (Suksdorf) Achey  
Orobanche uniflora var. terrae-novae Orobanche uniflora var. terrae-novae (Fern.) Munz  
Orobanche uniflora var. typica Orobanche uniflora var. typica Achey  
Thalesia uniflora Thalesia uniflora (L.) Britt.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on an accession number to view full details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Cass, Lake, Ripley, Starke

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BUT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1946 - 1952

Accession No. (click for full details) County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
94323 Ripley 06 May 1950 Ray C. Friesner
Orobanche uniflora L.
94437 Ripley 13 May 1950 Ray C. Friesner
Orobanche uniflora L.
76919 Cass 18 May 1946 Ray C. Friesner
Orobanche uniflora L.
95773 Starke 24 May 1952 Ray C. Friesner
Orobanche uniflora L.
76261 Lake 15 Jun 1946 Ray C. Friesner
Orobanche uniflora L.
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