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Phoradendron leucarpum (Raf.) Reveal & M.C.Johnst.
Mistletoe, Oak mistletoe

Phoradendron leucarpum
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Santalaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Parasite

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Phoradendron leucarpum available from :

Phoradendron leucarpum has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Assumed to be Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Assumed to be Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Phoradendron leucarpum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Hendry County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native

Phoradendron leucarpum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Dome Swamp
Strand Swamp

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Phoradendron leucarpum
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney