EPPO Global Database

Arceuthobium abietinum(AREAB)

Distribution details in United States of America (Oregon)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/034) : mainly on Abies grandis, but also found on Tsuga mertensiana.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/173) : in August 2013, Arceuthobium abietinum f. sp. concoloris was found on 4 Picea engelmanii near Suttle Lake.
* Hawksworth FG, Wiens D (1996) Dwarf mistletoes: Biology, pathology, and systematics. USDA - Forest Service. Agriculture Handbook 709, 429 pp.
------- A. abietinum f. sp. concoloris and A. abietinum f.sp. magnificae.

* Mathiasen, R. (2002) First report of white fir dwarf mistletoe on mountain hemlock. Plant Disease, 86(11), p 1274.

* Oblinger BW (2015) First report of white fir dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium abietinum f. sp. concoloris) on Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmanii) from Oregon. Plant Disease 99(7), p 1041.
------- On Picea engelmanii.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, few occurrences view...