Conopholis americana

Family:OROBANCHACEAE
Species:Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
Common Name:American Squawroot; Cancer Root
Habitat:Under oaks in moist woods.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, G5 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyOROBANCHACEAE - Broomrape family
Genus Conopholis
Species Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth - American Squawroot; Cancer Root

Citation

Citation CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (Linnaeus) Wallroth, Orobanches Gen. Diask. 78. 1825.
Basionym: Orobanche americana Linnaeus 1767.
Type: SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data, Garden s.n. (lectotype: LINN 798.5). Lectotypified by R. R. Haynes, Sida 4: 243, f. 6. 1971.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Orobanche americana Orobanche americana Linnaeus, Mant. Pl. 88. 1767. SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data, Garden s.n. (lectotype: LINN 798.5). Lectotypified by R. R. Haynes, Sida 4: 243, f. 6. 1971.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Cherokee, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Covington, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lee, Limestone, Macon, Madison, Marshall, Morgan, Pike, St. Clair, Tallapoosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2008

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
58888AUA_ACC Pike 1999 MARTIN, BRIAN
95
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
52932AUA_ACC Dale 21 MAR 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8014
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000032837 Morgan 04 Apr 2009 J. Kevin England
1854
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
61664AUA_ACC Barbour 4 APR 2002 GIL, GLENDA
(2001-87)
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000021999 Marshall 11 Jun 1993 J. M. Ballard
2545
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139447 Limestone 01 Mar 1997 T. L. Hofmann
00318
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139452 Marshall 13 May 1992 D. D. Spaulding
1643
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0005561 Madison 16 Apr 2004 Neal, Tamara
0091
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Willr.
TROY000007581 Dale 12 May 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13164
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0005563 Pike 12 Apr 2007 Diamond, A.R.
17385
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Willr.
UNA00042636 Pike 04 May 1987 Frank D. Bowers
13538
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
69202AUA_ACC Jackson 6 MAY 2006 SORRELL, G.
SN
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000030112 Covington 14 Apr 2007 Curtis J. Hansen
3012
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00068823 Etowah 26 Apr 2008 Brian R. Keener
4315
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
TROY000039908 Autauga 21 Apr 2012 Brian R. Keener
7124
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139450 Marshall 29 Mar 1976 R. D. Whetstone
7792
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000021998 Cherokee 18 Apr 1973 R. David Whetstone
s.n.
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000022000 Jackson 15 Apr 2007 Brian R. Keener
3496
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0009831 Franklin 10 Mar 2012 Keener, Brian R.
6905
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
14586AUA_ACC Macon 9 MAY 1969 GREGORY, J. M.
104
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000036196 Limestone 28 Mar 2012 Brian R. Keener
6997
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0005562 Morgan 04 Apr 2009 England, J. Kevin
1854
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Willr.
UWAL0002645 Jackson 10 May 2005 England, J. Kevin
0528
UWAL
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0034424 Houston 07 May 1995 Kral, R.
84525
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
UNA00022132 Autauga 16 Apr 1980 Robert R. Haynes
7737
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
48686AUA_ACC Henry 31 MAR 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
4337
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UWAL0009859 Limestone 28 Mar 2012 Keener, Brian R.
6997
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
UNA00048589 Henry 12 May 1997 John R. MacDonald
10470
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
62603AUA_ACC Lee 4 APR 2003 SPANO, ANGELA
50
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UWAL0010823 Butler 04 Mar 2012 Diamond, Alvin R.
22816
UWAL
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000007580 Dale 03 Sep 2006 Jason D Chesser
27
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
SAMF0004922 Morgan 01 Apr 1998 Lee, Karen
59
SAMF
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139458 Morgan 29 Mar 1997 R. D. Whetstone
s.n.
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
46189AUA_ACC Pike 30 MAR 1974 JENKINS, J. D.
60
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000007583 Dale 17 Mar 2000 Tiffany Pennington
438
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139440 Etowah 04 Nov 1994 L. M. Hodge
4071
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
69406AUA_ACC Covington 15 AUG 2008 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
3534
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139442 Jackson 14 Apr 1973 R. Kral
49572
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00022137 Jackson 08 May 1980 Russell A. Meigs
450
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
JSU139456 Morgan 10 Jun 1976 R. D. Whetstone
8428
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000007587 Pike 05 May 1999 Brian H. Martin
95
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00053740 Blount 22 Mar 1997 Brian R. Keener
62
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
14240AUA_ACC Lee 5 MAY 1966 SEARCY, JAMES W.
S.N.
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
22150AUA_ACC Lee 20 APR 1970 WARD, L. A.
73
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000021621 Etowah 26 Apr 2008 Brian R. Keener
4315
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139446 Lauderdale 20 Jul 1996 R. D. Whetstone
18231
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0005367 Houston 01 May 2011 Diamond, A.R.
22024
UWAL
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
32592AUA_ACC Pike 30 MAR 1974 HUTTO, T. A.
109
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UWAL0017595 Houston 26 Mar 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26043
UWAL
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000007584 DeKalb 1976 T.A. Atkinson
1898
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139443 Jackson 02 Apr 1999 K. R. Brodeur
1681
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
66994AUA_ACC Covington 14 APR 2007 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
3012
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139438 DeKalb 31 May 1972 R. David Whetstone
s.n.
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000007578 Coffee 04 Mar 2000 Brian H. Martin
465
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00022136 Madison 20 Apr 1979 Russell A. Meigs
112
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
JSU139457 Morgan 07 Aug 1975 R. D. Whetstone
6076
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
55632AUA_ACC Henry 27 FEB 1991 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7227
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139454 Morgan 19 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17626
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000034635 Butler 04 Mar 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
22816
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
48537AUA_ACC Lee 12 MAR 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
4192
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
23225AUA_ACC Colbert 7 AUG 1971 STRAIT, DAN B.
156
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UWAL0005558 Etowah 26 Apr 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4315
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Willr.
TROY000007579 Covington 29 Mar 1993 Robert R. Haynes
9409
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
SAMF0004924 Limestone 28 Mar 2012 Davenport, L. J.
5020
SAMF
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
45866AUA_ACC Houston 9 APR 1971 GWALTNEY, JOHN R.
62
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139445 Jackson 23 Apr 1973 R. David Whetstone
RDW-1116
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0011393 Bullock 29 Mar 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0464
UWAL
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000007582 Dale 02 Mar 2000 Brian F. Prazinko
s.n.
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00022117 Covington 29 Mar 1993 Robert R. Haynes
9409
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
JSU139437 DeKalb 06 Nov 1982 R. D. Whetstone
13005
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
4300AUA_ACC Lee 13 MAR 1953 DAVIS, DONALD E.
S.N.
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
69211AUA_ACC Lauderdale 4 MAY 2006 STEFANOVIC, SASA
SS.06.103
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
52705AUA_ACC Pike 23 MAR 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6758
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139449 Jackson 16 Aug 1975 R. D. Whetstone
6558
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000032563 Houston 01 May 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22024
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
57563AUA_ACC Madison 13 APR 1973 KRAL, ROBERT
49509
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
52538AUA_ACC Dale 21 FEB 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7903
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139451 Marshall 10 Apr 1993 L. Weninegar
100
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
65507AUA_ACC Lee 7 APR 2005 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
1740
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139434 Cherokee 15 Jun 1969 Sandra Morello
s.n.
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
4299AUA_ACC Lee 3 APR 1954 BROWN, JERRY O.
S.N.
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
28725AUA_ACC Tallapoosa 6 APR 1976 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
2049
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
TROY000007586 Pike 12 Apr 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
17385
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000029775 Jackson 16 Apr 2009 Terry Wayne Barger
203
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00022138 Cullman _ Mar _ Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
69730AUA_ACC Henry 27 MAR 2005 SKIPPER, B. R.
14
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139436 DeKalb 20 Aug 1992 F. W. Clearman, Jr.
201
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00067022 Jackson 15 Apr 2007 Brian R. Keener
3496
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
TROY000035983 Franklin 10 Mar 2012 Brian R. Keener
6905
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139455 Morgan 27 Mar 1976 R. D. Whetstone
7700
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0019446 Dallas 07 Apr 1993 Kral, R.
82054
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
SAMF0004923 Jackson 04 Jun 2006 Davenport, L. J.
3472
SAMF
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000007585 Henry 25 Mar 2003 Robert Kral
93728
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
TROY000042287 Houston 26 Mar 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26043
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0010634 Autauga 21 Apr 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7124
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr
39187AUA_ACC Autauga 15 APR 1982 GUNN, SCOTT C.
480
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139453 Marshall 18 May 1973 R. David Whetstone
RDW-1383
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0005559 Jackson 12 Apr 1981 Kral, R.
66868
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Willr.
UWAL0034843 Madison 19 May 1995 Kral, R.
84679
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
UNA00029095 Covington 27 Mar 1993 Robert R. Haynes
9409
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
71778AUA_ACC Lee 20 JUL 2010 FLEENER, A.
30
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UWAL0019615 Barbour 30 Mar 1986 Kral, R.
73229
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr.
39945AUA_ACC Conecuh 23 MAR 1985 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
139
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139435 DeKalb 15 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17572
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139433 Blount 31 Mar 1976 R. D. Whetstone
7889
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00022131 Dale 30 Mar 1980 L. J. Davenport
1736
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
4301AUA_ACC Lee 27 MAR 1953 SPEAKE, DAN W.
S.N.
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UWAL0032339 Jackson 08 Apr 2016 England, J. Kevin
6132
UWAL
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
16760AUA_ACC Macon 11 APR 1966 KOELLING, ALFRED C.
S.N.
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
49781AUA_ACC Autauga 15 APR 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5796
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139439 Etowah 19 Mar 1995 L. M. Hodge
4100
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
67001AUA_ACC Jackson 3 JUN 2006 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
2318
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139444 Jackson 27 Mar 1974 S. D. Durham
28
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UNA00042637 Autauga 15 Apr 1982 S. C. Gunn
480
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
TROY000044833 Autauga 02 Mar 2017 Matthew R. Parker
382
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
19551AUA_ACC Macon 9 APR 1969 MOORE, HAROLD D.
61-69
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
UNA00066807 Pike 12 Apr 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
17385
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
TROY000035336 Bullock 29 Mar 2012 Bailee Dykes
464
TROY
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
JSU139448 Limestone 25 Apr 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17425
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
UWAL0005560 Jackson 15 Apr 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3496
UWAL
Conopholis americana (L.) Willr.
UNA00064749 Cherokee 30 Mar 2006 Brian R. Keener
2738
UNA
Conopholis americana (L.) Wallr. f.
63129AUA_ACC St. Clair 19 APR 2003 SHANE UMPHREY
58
AUA
CONOPHOLIS AMERICANA (L.) WALLR. F.
JSU139441 Houston 07 Mar 1992 F. W. Clearman, Jr.
033
JSU
Conopholis americana (Linnaeus) Wallroth
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