Calflora
Taxon  Report   6458    
Phoradendron californicum  Nutt.
California mesquite mistletoe,  Desert mistletoe, Mesquite mistletoe
Phoradendron californicum, a dicot, is a shrub (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: VISCACEAE  
Genus: Phoradendron
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Phoradendron californicum var. distans
JEF + PLANTS: Phoradendron californicum var. leucocarpum
More information about  Phoradendron californicum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHCA8)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2020).