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Phoradendron tomentosum

Phoradendron tomentosum (DC.) Engelm. ex A. Gray

Christmas mistletoe, Mistletoe, Injerto

Viscaceae (Christmas Mistletoe Family)

USDA Symbol: PHTO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Phoradendron tomentosum

Mistletoe

Viscaceae

Location: 60 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky, on N side of East-West path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: On Prosopis glandulosa. Many plants on this and neighboring Quercus, Ulmus and Celtis trees.

Description: Parasite, light green, barely pubescent. Internodes to 5 cm. Leaves obovate to 35 mm long, abut half as wide, dioecious. Corollas not present. Fruit globose, translucent/white, 5-6 cm dia, 1-seeded.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jan 2, 1988
Specimen number: 340

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0550
Accession Date: Sep 28, 1993
Accession Number: 41

Annotations: MCFXB

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