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Phoradendron rubrum (L.) Griseb.
Mahogany mistletoe

Phoradendron rubrum
Copyright by: Janice A. Duquesnel

Family: Santalaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Parasite

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies (Bahamas, Greater Antilles).

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Phoradendron rubrum has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native

Phoradendron rubrum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Phoradendron rubrum has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock

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Phoradendron rubrum
Copyright by: Janice A. Duquesnel
Phoradendron rubrum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton