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Orobanche

*Orobanche minor Sm.
Lesser Broomrape
An introduced plant included because it is a root parasite. The plant is leafless, has no chlorophyll and is native to Europe and Africa.

*  Introduced plant
   
  Orobanche minor Orobanche minor
 
  Description:Plants in weedy habitat Description:Flowers
  Location:Kings Park Bushland, Perth, Western Australia Location:Kings Park Bushland, Perth, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚57.935S, 115˚49.510E GPS coordinates:31˚57.935S, 115˚49.510E
  Date of photo:24th October 2014 Date of photo:24th October 2014
  Field No.:2789 Field No.:2789
 
  Orobanche minor Orobanche minor
  Description:Flowers Description:Flower spike
Location:Kings Park Bushland, Perth, Western Australia Location:Kings Park Bushland, Perth, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚57.935S, 115˚49.510E GPS coordinates:31˚57.935S, 115˚49.510E
  Date of photo:24th October 2014 Date of photo:24th October 2014
  Field No.:2789 Field No.:2789
     

 

References (accessed 30th November 2014):

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7122

http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/biosecuritysa/nrm_biosecurity/weeds/pest_weed_policies/pest_weed_policies/declared_plants_2/broomrape_policy.pdf

http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/online-resources/flora/stddisplay.xsql?pnid=53008

 

 

 

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Orobanche minor