A dodder parasitic plant attaches itself to pickleweed (Salicornia virginica) in San Francisco Bay Estuary. Cuscuta (Dodder) is a genus of about 100-170 species of yellow, orange or red parasitic plants. After a dodder attaches itself to a plant, it wraps itself around it and may attach itself to multiple plants in the area..
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