Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Orobanchaceae
(Broomrape Family)


The Orobanchaceae are root parasites, both with or without chlorophyll. They have long tubular flowers. Some of these genera were formerly of the Scrophulariaceae, and have recently been reclassified by the APG II. The Orobanchaceae no longer consists solely of plants without chlorophyll.

Castilleja austromontana (Southern Mountain Paintbrush)
Castilleja integra (Foothills Paintbrush)
Castilleja lanata (Wooly Indian Paintbrush)
Castilleja sessiliflora (Great Plains Indian Paintbrush)
Conopholis alpina var. mexicana (Ground Cone)
Cordylanthus wrightii (Wright Clubflower)
Orobanche fasciculata (Fasciculed Broomrape)
Orobanche ludoviciana subsp. multiflora (Louisiana Broomrape)
Orthocarpus luteus (Yellow Owl Clover)
Orthocarpus purpureo-albus (Purple Owl Clover)
Pedicularis angustifolia (Mogollon Lousewort)
Pedicularis centranthera (Dwarf Lousewort)
Pedicularis procera (Fernleaf Lousewort)


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