What flower is that?


Photo credit: Francis Underwood

Often found in fields, this plant is parasitic on species of Goldenrod.  It has no leaves and no chlorophyll.  It usually blooms at the end of May or in early June.

It’s…

Botanical Name:
  Orobanche uniflora
Common Name:
  One-flowered Cancer-root
Family:
  Orobanchaceae
Habitat:
  Fields with Goldenrod

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