Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa
Common Name: Peruvian dodder
Family: Convolvulaceae
Element Code: PDCUS01111
Full Name: Cuscuta obtusiflora Kunth var. glandulosa Engelm.

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
  • Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
    Endangered in California
    .2: Fairly endangered in California
  • Federal Listing Status:
    Not Listed
  • State Listing Status:
    Not Listed
  • State Rank: SH
    SH: All California sites are historical.
  • Global Rank: G5T4T5
    T4: Apparently secure, considering populations outside California. T5: Secure, considering populations outside California. G5: (species) Secure, considering populations outside California.
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 6
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 1 5
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    6 0
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    5 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Last seen in 1948 at a marsh near Snelling (MER County); need field surveys. Plants from SAC County need verification. Record from Warm Creek in SBD County presumed extirpated. See Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 1:492 (1859) for original description and SIDA 22(1):151-175 (2006) for taxonomic treatment.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2011-08-24
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 15 - 280 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, !AL, !AR, Baja California, !FL, !GA, !LA, !MN, !NY, !OK, Sonora, Texas
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Butte (BUT),  Los Angeles (LAX),  Merced (MER),  Sacramento (SAC) ?,  San Bernardino (SBD) *,  Sonoma (SON),  Sutter (SUT)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Redlands (106C) 34117A2,  San Bernardino South (107D)* 34117A3,  El Monte (110D) 34118A1,  Snelling (440C) 37120E4,  Florin (496B)? 38121D4,  Sebastopol (502A) 38122D7,  Sanborn Slough (561C) 39121C8
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 3584
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

34117A2=Redlands (106C) 34117A2;34117A3=San Bernardino South (107D)* 34117A3;34118A1=El Monte (110D) 34118A1;37120E4=Snelling (440C) 37120E4;38121D4=Florin (496B)? 38121D4;38122D7=Sebastopol (502A) 38122D7;39121C8=Sanborn Slough (561C) 39121C8