Noxious Weeds Profile
- Dodder spp.
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- English - field dodder
- French - cuscute
- Latin Name - Cuscuta spp.
Dodder, twining around a host plant.
Ontario Weeds Act - noxious
Other provinces - noxious in Alberta, Manitoba,
British Columbia, and Quebec
Canadian Federal Seeds Act - Class 1
U.S. Federal Noxious Weed - noxious
U.S. Noxious State Reg - 22 states (including
Mich, Indiana, New York)
Canadian Poison Plant - not listed
Cornell Poison Plant - not listed
Mostly in moist soil areas. Not a common weed
in Ontario but found in a few locations.
Listed on the Roundup label.
A parasitic plant that winds around plants
and sucks juices out of the host plant. Dense masses of tangled
threads. Several species, with Field Dodder being the most
common in Ontario. Seeds are long lived in the soil.
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