Herb: Bigfruit Dodder
Latin name: Cuscuta megalocarpa
Synonyms: Cuscuta curta
Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family)
Edible parts of Bigfruit Dodder:Seed - parched and ground into a meal.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Grows on various shrubs and herbs, also occasionally found on cultivated crops.
Propagation of Bigfruit Dodder:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn, by lodging it among the stems of a host plant.
Cultivation of the herb:Grows on various shrubs and herbs, also occasionally found on cultivated crops.
Medicinal use of Bigfruit Dodder:None known
Known hazards of Cuscuta megalocarpa:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.