Calflora
Taxon  Report   6460    
Phoradendron juniperinum  A. Gray
Juniper mistletoe
Phoradendron juniperinum
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phoradendron juniperinum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Phoradendron juniperinum, a dicot, is a shrub (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phoradendron juniperinum
© 2016 Keir Morse
Family: VISCACEAE  
Genus: Phoradendron
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phoradendron juniperinum var. ligatum
PLANTS: Phoradendron ligatum
ICPN: Phoradendron libocedri
More information about  Phoradendron juniperinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHJU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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