European Mistletoe

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Viscum album
Common Name: European mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae (Loranthaceae)
Locale: around Sebastopol
Specific Region: California
Description: This mistletoe has died but is living on the same tree with many which are thriving. 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 23,2007