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Taxon: Cuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 12683
Place of publication: Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 9:281, t. 4, fig. 2. 1842
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10404644
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • compact dodder  (Source: F Carolin) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (fide Castanea 61:278. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=1003), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  3. Musselman, L. J. 1986. The genus Cuscuta in Virginia. Castanea 51:193.
  4. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  5. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  6. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Convolvulaceae&GenusID=Cuscuta&SpeciesID=compacta target='_blank'
  7. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta. North American flora ser. 2, 4:19. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972

Check other web resources for Cuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12683. Accessed 19 July 2019.