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OROBANCHACEAE
Broomrape Family
Conopholis americana  (bear corn)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Conopholis: from the Greek words konos (cone) and pholis (horny scale); refers to the form of the scales; americana: of the Americas
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
May
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☐ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☐ Kent
☐ Sussex

Habitat
Oak woodlands and slopes
State Status
Rare
Piedmont Status
Rare
Coastal Plain Status
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Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
8
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
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Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
This species is parasitic on oak trees.
Habitats in which this plant occurs
Upland Forest (Chestnut Oak Woodland)
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