Plants of the Castlemaine District

Slender Dodder-laurel - a native (Cassytha glabella)

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Family: Lauraceae (Laurel family).


Moderately common.


It is a much smaller and more slender plant than Coarse Dodder-laurel. It often climbs through Gold-dust Wattle.

Photos: Slender Dodder-laurel. Smiths Reef.

Similar species: Downy Dodder-laurel (C. pubescens) has has short hairs on the stems and fruit.
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