[Wildflowers of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

The Mistletoe Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

Viscaceae

Western Dwarf Mistletoe, Yellow Leafless Mistletoe: Arceuthobium campylopodum (Synonym: Arcuthobium campylopodum var. campylopodum)

Western dwarf mistletoe: Arceuthobium campylopodum

A Partial List of Mistletoes in the Columbia River Gorge:

Western Dwarf Mistletoe, Yellow Leafless Mistletoe: Arceuthobium campylopodum (Synonym: Arcuthobium campylopodum var. campylopodum) - Twigs leafless with orange or yellowish color on newer growth, brown on older growth. It is a parasite of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa).

Douglas Fir Dwarf Mistletoe, Douglas-fir Dwarf-mistletoe: Arceuthobium douglasii - Parasite of Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). A possible mistletoe of the Columbia River Gorge.


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