Alpine Cancer-root

Conopholis alpina

''Conopholis alpina'', known as the alpine cancer-root, is an achlorophyllous , root parasitic plant .

It is native to Northern Mexico, and to the Southwestern United States in New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Texas.

Varieties:
*''Conopholis alpina'' var. ''mexicana'' — Mexican cancer-root.
Status: Unknown
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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderLamiales
FamilyOrobanchaceae
GenusConopholis
SpeciesC. alpina
Photographed in
Mexico