Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
Orobanche americana L.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Family||Orobanchaceae||Broomrape family of parasitic plants|
|Genus||Conopholis||Greek conos, “cone,” and pholis, “a scale”|
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Conopholis americana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2011.
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4/15/1979 · VA · By Tim Chandler
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