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Arceuthobium siskiyouense

Arceuthobium siskiyouense Hawksw., Wiens & Nickrent

Knobcone Pine Dwarf Mistletoe, Knobcone Pine Dwarf-mistletoe

Viscaceae (Christmas Mistletoe family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARSI10

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 4 inches long, brown.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA , OR
Native Habitat: Coniferous forests, especially closed-cone pine forests, parasitic primarily on Pinus attenuata. Rare hosts include Pinus contorta, P. jeffreyi, and P. ponderosa.

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

Metadata

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

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