Arceuthobium campylopodum Engelm.
FamilyLoranthaceae — APG family: Santalaceae
SynonymsArceuthobium douglasii var. tsugensis, Razoumofskya campylopoda (Engelm.) Ktze.
Common namedwarf mistletoe
DescriptionStem segments yellowish to olive-green or brown, 5-10 times longer than thick; shoots often much branched, mostly tufted; sepals mostly 4, oblong-ovate; male flowers light green to yellow, in pairs at nodes, female flowers axillary, in lateral pairs.
EcologyParasite on Tsuga heterophylla. Much overlooked. Described from Oregon.
Alaskan plant belongs to f. tsugénsis (Rosend.) Gill (R. tsugensis Rosend.).
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.