EPPO Global Database

Phoradendron leucarpum(PHQSE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PHQSE
  • Preferred name: Phoradendron leucarpum
  • Authority: (Rafinesque) Reveal & Johnston


Southern and Eastern USA. Hemiparasitic on oak and other deciduous trees. Traded as an ornamental. State flower of Oklahoma (USA)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Phoradendron flavescens (Pursh) Nuttall
Phoradendron serotinum (Rafinesque) M.C.Johnston

Common names
Name Language
American Christmas mistletoe English (US)
oak mistletoe English