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Arceuthobium americanum  Nutt. ex Engelm.
American dwarf mistletoe,  Lodgepole dwarf mistletoe, Lodgepole pine dwarf mistletoe
Arceuthobium americanum
© Charles Webber2000 California Academy of Sciences
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Arceuthobium americanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arceuthobium americanum
© 2014 David popp
Genus: Arceuthobium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Arceuthobium americanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).