Cuscuta cephalanthi Engelm.
Common Name: BUTTONBUSH DODDER
Coefficient of Conservatism: 6
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt A-Vine

Parasitic on a great diversity of hosts, in Michigan including species of Cephalanthus, Sambucus, Amphicarpaea, Spiraea, Salix, Equisetum, Boehmeria, Populus, Lycopus, Lythrum, Stachys, and a number of Asteraceae.

The fruit and styles somewhat resemble those of C. coryli, but the perianth is not papillate.

Locations

Benzie County
Berrien County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Monroe County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=851.