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Arceuthobium tsugense
hemlock dwarf mistletoe

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southeastern Alaska to California.

Habitat: Parasitic primarily on Tsuga heterophylla, and also Abies amabilis, A. procera, and occasionally adjacent A. grandis.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Arceuthobium tsugense (Rosend.) G.N. Jones
Publication: Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 5: 139. 1936.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Arceuthobium campylopodum Engelm. f. tsugensis (Rosend.) Gill [HC]
Arceuthobium campylopodum Engelmann ssp. tsugense (Rosendahl) Nickrent [FNA]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Arceuthobium tsugense in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Arceuthobium tsugense checklist entry

OregonFlora: Arceuthobium tsugense information

E-Flora BC: Arceuthobium tsugense atlas page

CalPhotos: Arceuthobium tsugense photos

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