Arceuthobium tsugense subsp. amabilae, a new subspecies of hemlock dwarf mistletoe (Viscaceae) from Oregon

Robert L Mathiasen, Carolyn M. Daugherty

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The dwarf mistletoe severely parasitizing Pacific silver fir in Oregon is described as a new subspecies of hemlock dwarf mistletoe. This classification is based on morphological and host range differences between hemlock dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium tsugense (Rosendahl) G. N. Jones subsp. tsugense, and the new subspecies, Pacific silver fir dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium tsugense subsp. amabilae Mathiasen & C. Daugherty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-227
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2007



  • Arceuthobium
  • Hemlock dwarf mistletoe
  • IUCN Red List
  • Mountain hemlock
  • Noble fir
  • Oregon
  • Pacific silver fir
  • Viscaceae
  • Western hemlock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science

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