Phoradendron californicum Nutt.  
Family: Santalaceae
mesquite mistletoe,  more...
[Phoradendron californicum var. distans Trel.,  more]
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Plant: aerial parasitic shrub; 2-15 dm high, woody, glabrous or hairy; SHOOTS 4-10 dm high, often pendulous with age, green-reddish, with internodes ca. 2 cm long, canescent (especially apical internodes) Leaves: reduced to minute scales INFLORESCENCE: staminate spikes with 2-3 fertile segments, ca. 6 flowers per fertile segment; pistillate spikes with ca. 3 fertile segments, 2-3 flowers per segment Flowers: sunken along the axis; perianth segments usually 3, persistent in fruit; staminate flower with a sessile minute (less than 2 mm), 2-chambered anther; pistillate flower with a single style and rounded stigma Fruit: white-reddish, glabrous, ca. 3 mm in diameter Misc: 50-1400 m (50-4600 ft); Jan-Mar Notes: HOSTS: Prosopis, Cercidium, Olneya, Acacia, Condalia, Parkinsonia, rarely Larrea and Simmondsia References: J.C. Hickman, ed. The Jepson Manual. W.B. McDougal. Seed plants of Northern Arizona. ASU specimens. Hawksworth, Frank G. 1994. Viscaceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 27(2), 241-245.
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