Cuscuta warneri Yuncker, 1960

Warner's dodder



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cuscuta indecora warneri


Conservation Status




New Mexico & Utah, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Yuncker, T.G. 1960. Two new species of Cuscuta from North America. Brittonia 12:38-40.


Other references:

Correll, D.S. and H.B. Correll. 1972. Aquatic and wetland plants of southwestern United States. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

CPC (1990). Centre for plant conservation data for North American plants database. CPC, Centre for plant conservation.

Costea, M., G.L. Nesom, S. Stefanoviæ. 2006. Taxonomy of the Cuscuta indecora (Convolvulaceae) complex in North America. Sida 22: 209-225.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

Welsh, Stanley, Atwood, N. Duane and Reveal, James L. (1975). Endangered, threatened, extinct, endemic, and rare or restricted Utah vascular plants. Great Basin Naturalist 35(4): 327-376.