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|Family: Viscaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Viscum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Viscum album L.
Stem: internodes +- 3--8 cm. Leaf: generally 5--8 cm, +- 1.5 cm wide, narrowly obovate, fleshy; petiole short to +- 0 or indistinct. Inflorescence: 3--5-flowered. Fruit: glabrous. Chromosomes: n=10.
Ecology: On Acer, Alnus, Betula, Crataegus, Malus, Populus, Robinia, Salix, Ulmus, other deciduous trees; Elevation: 60--100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO (Sebastopol, Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: Feb--Mar Note: Introduced to California by Luther Burbank, +- 1900, sometimes sold locally in Christmas trade.
eFlora Treatment Author: Job Kuijt
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Citation for this treatment: Job Kuijt 2016. Viscum album, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=48378, accessed on December 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 03, 2016.