EPPO Global Database

Cuscuta pentagona(CVCPE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

This code has been deactivated and replaced by CVCCA

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CVCPE
  • Preferred name: Cuscuta pentagona
  • Authority: Engelmann


North America, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America. Introduced into some Asian and African countries. This species shares synonyms with the European C. campestris, and the two may accordinly constitute a single species

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
field dodder

Common names
Name Language
bushclover dodder English (US)
five-angled dodder English (US)
lespedeza dodder English (US)
amerika-ne-nashi-kazura Japanese
アメリカネナシカズラ Japanese