knotweed dodder, smartweed dodder
Etymology: Cuscuta: a name of Arabic derivation meaning "dodder"
Plants: parasitic annual/perennial herbaceous vine
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 8 WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos