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Phoradendron rubrum (L.) Griseb.
Mahogany mistletoe

Family: Santalaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Parasite

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

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

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
Copyright by: Janice A. Duquesnel

Other data on Phoradendron rubrum available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
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