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Jun 13, 2015 2:17 PM CST
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Found growing on the Oregon California border near Klamath Falls. The root structure looks like ginger.
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Jun 13, 2015 3:05 PM CST
Name: Connie
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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.
Jun 13, 2015 3:58 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
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It does resemble Orobanche, how about O. californica?

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