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Common broomrape is a parasite. You won't find any green in this plant because it contains no chlorophyll. That is why it needs a host plant in order to obtain the necessary nutrients to grow. Its favorite host plant is red clover, although it can also parasitize on all kinds of pea family species and occasionally other random plants.


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