Image Number: 5430502

This local place with Viscum album is the northernmost natural infestation in Norway of European misteltoe, here on Black cottenwood at University of Life Sciences (UMB). Probably infested by birds around 1989. Mistletoe was the first species to be protected in Norway. This was done by Royal Decree January 13, 1956. The protection was revised in a new Royal Decree of  October 29, 1976.
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Akershus county, Norway


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Santalales
Family: Viscaceae
Genus: Viscum
Subject: Viscum album L.


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Salicales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Populus
Subject: Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa (Torr. & A. Gray ex Hook.) Brayshaw
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Image last updated:
Monday, April 11, 2011