Phoradendron serotinum ssp. serotinum
January, September, October, November, December
0.2 - 0.4
The fruits are covered with a sticky substance poisonous to man, but relished by such birds as cedar waxwings and bluebirds. The birds spread the seeds through their droppings and by wiping their beaks on branches, where a new plant may become established.
Parasitic on branches of deciduous trees exposed to sun.