A new subspecies of Arceuthobium tsugense (Viscaceae) from British Columbia and Washington

Ed F. Wass, Robert L Mathiasen

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The dwarf mistletoe parasitizing shore pine in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington, U.S.A., is described as a subspecies of hemlock dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium tsugense, based on morphology and differences in host susceptibility of western hemlock and shore pine to the shore pine dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium tsugense subsp. contortae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)268-276
Number of pages9
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2003



  • British Columbia
  • Hemlock dwarf mistletoe
  • Orcas Island
  • Shore pine
  • Vancouver Island
  • Western hemlock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science

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