dwarf mistletoe
6 species
2 subspecies and varieties
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Arceuthobium abietinumfir dwarf-mistletoe
Origin: Native
Arceuthobium americanumlodgepole pine dwarf-mistletoe
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia south to California, east to Montana, Colorado and New Mexico.
Habitat: Parasitic on Pinus, usually on Pinus contorta.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April- June
Arceuthobium campylopodumwestern dwarf-mistletoe
Distribution: In the Pacific Northwest on Pinus contorta and P. ponderosa (Compare range of these two species)
Habitat: Parasitic on Pinus contorta and P. ponderosa, sea level to mid-elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: Late June - September
Arceuthobium douglasiiDouglas-fir dwarf-mistletoe
Distribution: British Columbia to California, east to Montana and New Mexico.
Habitat: On the branches of Pseudotsuga menziesii.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - June
Arceuthobium laricislarch dwarf-mistletoe
Origin: Native
Arceuthobium tsugensehemlock dwarf mistletoe
Origin: Native
ssp. tsugense – hemlock mistletoe