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American Dwarf-mistletoe - Arceuthobium americanum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems yellowish, 1–8 cm, clustered; branches apparently whorled. Berry bluish, 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC to ON, south to CA and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Parasitizing Pinus contorta, rarely on P. ponderosa, causing a diffuse witches broom; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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American Dwarf-mistletoe — Arceuthobium americanum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from