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Common Broomrape (Orobanche minor)
Photo by Kev, Dorset, UK
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Parasites on the roots of other plants, Broomrapes lack the normal green chlorophyll. Many Broomrapes are specific to certain host plants, but the Common Broomrape is less fussy, living on the roots of many members of the pea and daisy families.
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