Plant ID forum→(Orobanche californica); has been suggested

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Jun 13, 2015 2:17 PM CST
Found growing on the Oregon California border near Klamath Falls. The root structure looks like ginger.
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Name: Connie
Willamette Valley OR (Zone 8a)
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Jun 13, 2015 3:05 PM CST
It looks like a saprophyte (no chlorophyll). Maybe a broomrape (Orobanche sp.)... Just getting the discussion going here. I don't know what the underground structure of these looks like. There must be hundreds of species of Orobanche so need to narrow it to what grows in that area.
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Jun 13, 2015 3:58 PM CST
It does resemble Orobanche, how about O. californica?

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