European Mistletoe

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Viscum album
Common Name: European mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae (Loranthaceae)
Locale: near Sebastopol
Specific Region: California
Description: Close up of female flower. These mistletoes are growing on apple trees (Malus spp.). They were introduced to this region by Luther Burbank around 1900. They have spread locally.
Date: March 21,2007