Taxon  Report   11016    
Phoradendron serotinum  (Raf.) M. C. Johnst.  ssp. macrophyllum  (Engelm.) Kuijt  
(no longer an active name)
Big leaf mistletoe
Phoradendron serotinum ssp. macrophyllum, a dicot, is a shrub (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Name Status:
JEF other name:
Phoradendron leucarpum ssp. macrophyllum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phoradendron flavescens var. macrophyllum
ICPN: Phoradendron tomentosum ssp. macrophyllum
ICPN: Phoradendron tomentosum
NOTE: Phoradendron serotinum ssp. macrophyllum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Phoradendron serotinum ssp. macrophyllum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Consortium of California Herbaria 2

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2021).