Leafy Mistletoe

Leafy Mistletoe

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Phoradendron serotinum. This leafy mistletoe was collected from an oak in Alabama. This entire branch is the mistletoe.

leafy mistletoe fresh sample

Fresh sample of Phoradendron serotium from an oak in Florida. White berries are eaten and disseninated by birds.

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A localized infection site on an oak branch where Phoradendron (dark stems in photo) has attacked the tree.

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Phoradendron juniperinum on juniper growing in New Mexico. A leafy mistletoe that does not have conspicuous leaves.

leafy mistletoe on juniper

Large clumps of Phoradendron juniperinum from Juniper growing in northern Arizona.