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Arceuthobium littorum

Arceuthobium littorum Hawksw., Wiens & Nickrent

Coastal Dwarf Mistletoe, Coastal Dwarf-mistletoe

Viscaceae (Christmas Mistletoe family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARLI12

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 8 inches long, olive green or brown.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Closed-cone pine forests, parasitic on Pinus muricata, P. radiata, and occasionally P. contorta.

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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