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Posts Tagged: parasitic plant

Invasive Spotlight: Japanese Dodder

Spaghettilike stems of Japanese dodder growing on a tree. (Credit: Vince Guise)

When people think of parasites, often what comes to mind are blood-sucking insects like bed bugs,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: California (27), dodder (1), invasive (29), Japanese (3), mistletoe (2), parasitic plant (2), pest management (23), Pest Notes (66), UC IPM (204)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Mistletoe

Mature broadleaf mistletoe plant. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe hung in doorways is a traditional holiday decoration, but when it's growing on trees in...

Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)
Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:57 PM
Tags: broadleaf (1), dwarf (1), holiday (1), mistletoe (2), parasitic plant (2), trees (10), UC IPM (204)
 
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