Latin name: Aphyllon tuberosum (A. Gray) A. Gray
Pronunciation: a-FIL-on too-ber-OH-sum
Common name: Chaparral broomrape
Family: Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Habitat: Chaparral, San Diego Co. to central California, below 5000', Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa Islands, parasitic on Adenostoma
Blooming period: April to July
Name derivations: 1) Aphyllon 2) tuberosum
NOTE: Formerly Orobanche