Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Arceuthobium apachecum Hawksworth & Wiens
(Apache Dwarf Mistletoe)

Family: Santalaceae, formerly Viscaceae

Status: Native

Synonyms:
None

Arceuthobium apachecum is yellow green in color. It is found growing on Southwestern White Pine (Pinus strobiformis) in the Gila National Forest. The indiviudual branches are under 8cm long.
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Arceuthobium apachecum, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, McMillen Campground Trail, Nov. 20, 2008



Arceuthobium apachecum, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, McMillen Campground Trail, Nov. 20, 2008



Arceuthobium apachecum, macro, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, McMillen Campground Trail, Nov. 20, 2008



Arceuthobium apachecum, closeup of fruit, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Richard Felger, Patrick Alexander, Ed & Dorea Gilbert, Leith Young, Sandy Point, September 13,2009



Arceuthobium apachecum, macro of fruit, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Richard Felger, Patrick Alexander, Ed & Dorea Gilbert, Leith Young, Sandy Point, September 13,2009


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