Common Dodder ( Cuscutaa epithymum)


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Family: Bindweed Convolvulaceae


Heaths and Grassy Places. Slender climbing anual plant . parasitic on Gorse, Heather and many other smaller plants with a tangle of red stems . Leaves reduced to scales F lowers pale pink, scented in tight heads , Bell shaped with 5 pointed petal-lobes , stamens and atyls slightly protruding sepals pointed .Flowering June to October

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