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Cancer root

CANCER ROOT
Comopholis americana Broom Rape Family Orobanchaceae
May - August common
Description: From 4 to 10 inches tall. resembles yellow brown pine cones or at the first glance when searching for mushrooms it appears to look like a moral. The first latin name means " cone scale". The plants  are found in dence colonies usually under the oaks they parasitize. Flowers are small and yellow

Location: woods usually under oaks
 

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