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Oak Mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum) Growing on a young oak tree in a public park.<br />
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Oak Mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum)

Growing on a young oak tree in a public park.

Oak Mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum) Growing on a young oak tree in a public park. <br />
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  1. Wow, this is in a different location from your previous spotting?! Posted 11 days ago

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''Phoradendron leucarpum'' is a species of mistletoe in the Viscaceae family which is native to the United States and Mexico. Its common names include American mistletoe, eastern mistletoe, hairy mistletoe and oak mistletoe. It is native to Mexico and the south eastern half of the continental US. It is hemiparasitic, living in the branches of trees. The berries are white and 3–6 millimeters . It has opposite leaves that are leathery and thick.
Ingesting the berries can cause "stomach and.. more

Similar species: Santalales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Dec 1, 2019. Captured Nov 28, 2019 17:00 in 27 Burnt Mountain Rd, Big Canoe, GA 30143, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/20.0
  • 1/49s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm