Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
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Mississippi Plants Checklist
Cuscuta Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Cuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy var. compacta
Source: 1932. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta coryli Engelm.
Source: Radford, A.E., H.A. Ahles, and C.R. Bell. 1964. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta cuspidata Engelm.
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta glomerata Choisy
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex J.A. Schultes
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex J.A. Schultes var. gronovii
Source: John Kartesz. Personal communication. Often used to indicate the likely expression of a species within a state or province.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta indecora Choisy
Source: 1968. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta indecora Choisy var. neuropetala (Engelm.) A.S. Hitchc.
Source: 1968. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta obtusiflora Kunth
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta obtusiflora Kunth var. glandulosa Engelm.
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta pentagona Engelm.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cuscuta pentagona Engelm. var. pentagona
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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