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Toothwort

Observed: 24th April 2010 By: VinnyVinny’s reputation in PlantsVinny’s reputation in PlantsVinny’s reputation in PlantsVinny’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

A bizarre looking flower of the Orobanchaceae. It is parasitic on the roots of hazel, sycamore and other trees.

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I found some of this the

I found some of this the other day under a sycamore. They have no green pigment at all (scales instead of leaves) so get all their nutrition from their host.

Rob Coleman