Cuscuta polygonorum Engelm.
Common Name: KNOTWEED DODDER
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt A-Vine
Status: SC

Named for Polygonum (but the host doubtless in Persicaria now), but also on CephalanthusBolboschoenus fluviatilis, Bidens, Leersia oryzoides, Phalaris arundinacea, and doubtless other wetland genera.

Distinctive among our species in its very short style.

Locations

Kalamazoo County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. June 29, 2022. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=858.