How did dodder get in my flower garden?


I’ve discovered dodder in the coreopsis in my flower garden. I am trying to stay ahead of a takeover by daily removal and sequester of cuttings. How did it get in my garden?


Lynne Holland, Horticulture and Social Media Professional 

Dodder is spread by a relatively heavy seed so it generally comes in on soil or equipment moved from an area that had dodder.  Here is a good resource about this tenacious “plant”