All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Tufted Broomrape</b><br><em>Aphyllon fasciculatum</em><br>Broomrape Family<br>May 29, 2016<br>
Tufted Broomrape
Aphyllon fasciculatum
Broomrape Family
May 29, 2016
I squealed with delight when I saw this plant! It is leafless and not green, meaning it is a parasitic plant. The roots grow into the roots of Sagebrush (Artemesiaspp.) and obtain water and nutrients from them.

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