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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

Christmas Mistletoe


Location: N side of Canyon Lake, by roadside of Hwy 306 at Longhorn Drive.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Abundant in Quercus.

Description: Parasite on other woody plants, ieoecious. Staminate inflorescence with 2-7 segments, each segment with 15-60 flowers; pistillate inflorescence with 2-6 segments, each with 6-20 flowers. Fruit white, 4.5 mm thick.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Mar 7, 1993
Specimen number: 112

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0373
Accession Date: May 25, 1993
Accession Number: 29

Annotations: MCXXC

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