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Clover Broomrape Overview
Orobanche minor is a parasitic plant species from the Orobanchaceae family. Native to Europe and North Africa, this plant has been introduced to Great Britain. It is commonly known by the name Clover Broomrape, amongst others It parasitises Red Clover, (Trifolium pratense), and a range of species in the pea, Fabaceae and daisy, Asteraceae families. It therefore doesn't produce chlorophyll or photosynthesise. It typically grows to around half a metre in height, forming a range of coloured flowers including red-brown, white, yellow, yellow-brown to purple and barely visible leaves.