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What is this bizarre plant?

Posted by Darkmavis France (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 3, 14 at 9:19

Came across this plant today in my garden, does anyone recognise it. I'm in southern France. It doesn't have any leaves just these spikes, similar to a verbascum but quite dull!

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Orobanche sp.?

RE: What is this bizarre plant?

ooo yes could well be, the name broomrape would fit as I have tons of broom around - hate the stuff - sounds like this could actually kill it hehe

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