Taxon: Phoradendron juniperinum A. Gray

Genus: Phoradendron
Family: Viscaceae
Nomen number: 417542
Place of publication: Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts ser. 2, 4:58. 1849 (Pl. fendler.)
Comment: although Gray indicated "(Engelm. Mss.)" after his binomial, he then pointed out that Engelmann used the specific epithet under another genus, so Gray is the sole author of this combination under Melbourne ICN Art. 46.4
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Sonora
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Oregon
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • Kuijt, J. 2003. Monograph of Phoradendron (Viscaceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 66:249.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)

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