Phoradendron serotinum (Raf.) M.C. Johnst. - Mistletoe
Family - Viscaceae
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Flowering - March - August.
Habitat - Parasitic on trees in low woods, valleys, along streams, and roadsides.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This parasitic species can be found in the extreme southern counties of the state. The plant is easy to spot in many trees along the roadsides of southeastern Missouri. This is the common "Mistletoe" of holiday fame.
Photographs taken in Vero Beach, FL., 2-13-03.