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Carrot Broomrape

A sub-species of common broomrape that is parasitic specifically on wild carrot.


Common Name Carrot Broomrape
Scientific Name Orobanche maritima
Species Group Broomrape Family Orobanchaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Broomrape family - Orobanchaceae
Status Locally frequent
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for Flower spikes that look dead and withering but with a tinge of yellow
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Broomrape Family Orobanchaceae