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|Family: Viscaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Arceuthobium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Arceuthobium americanum Engelm.
Stem: 6--18(25) cm, 1--2 mm wide at base; staminate yellow, pistillate yellow-green; larger branches whorled. Seed: mature Aug--Sep. Chromosomes: n=14.
Ecology: Lodgepole-pine forest, on Pinus contorta subsp. murrayana, rarely on associated Pinus; Elevation: 1300--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, SNH; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Colorado. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Job Kuijt
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Arceuthobium
Next taxon: Arceuthobium campylopodum
Citation for this treatment: Job Kuijt 2017. Arceuthobium americanum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13877, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.