Flowers: Inflorescence of single flowers, 1-3 per plant; corollas purplish, sometimes yellowish, 1.5-3.5 cm long, the lips similar to the other lobes, finely fringed, stalked, the leafless stalks 3-12 cm long; calyces 4-12 mm long, the unequal, narrow lobes fringed; anthers smooth or hairy.
Fruits: Capsules; seeds numerous, angled, net-veined, less than 0.7 mm long.
Parasitic on Sedum, Saxifragaceae, Asteraceae and others; moist to dry meadows and forest openings in the lowland, steppe and montane zones; common on SE Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands, infrequent eastward in S BC; E to NF and S to FL, TX and CA.
Aphyllon uniflorum (L.) Torr. & A. Gray Orobanche porphyrantha G. Beck Orobanche purpurea Jacq. Orobanche sedii (Suksd.) Fech. Orobanche terrae-novae Fern. Orobanche uniflora subsp. occidentalis (Greene) Abrams ex Ferris Orobanche uniflora var. minuta (Suksd.) G. Beck Orobanche uniflora var. occidentalis (Greene) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde Orobanche uniflora var. purpurea (A. Heller) Achey Orobanche uniflora var. sedii (Suksdorf) Achey Orobanche uniflora var. terrae-novae (Fern.) Munz Orobanche uniflora var. typica Achey Thalesia uniflora (L.) Britt.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2014. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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