Scientific Name: Orobanche cooperi
Common Names: Desert Broomrape
Native to the desert southwest USA and northern Mexico. The plant has no leaves and chlorophyll and is a parasite attached to the roots of other plants. The bloom is dark purple and tubular with glandular hairs.
Bloom Color(s): purple
Bloom Width: 1.5 in.
Plant Height: 4 - 16 in.
Bloom Period: January to May
Plant Family: Orobanchaceae
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