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Arceuthobium divaricatum (Pinyon dwarf mistletoe)
Anderson, Wynn

Arceuthobium divaricatum

Arceuthobium divaricatum Engelm.

Pinyon Dwarf Mistletoe, Pinyon Dwarf-mistletoe

Viscaceae (Christmas Mistletoe family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARDI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Stems up to about 5 inches long, olive green, orange or reddish brown.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT
Native Habitat: Pinyon-juniper woodlands, parasitic on pinyon pines.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Arceuthobium divaricatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arceuthobium divaricatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arceuthobium divaricatum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-02-04
Research By: CBR

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