European mistletoe (Viscum album ) on black cottonwood (Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa) - 5430502

European mistletoe
Viscum album L.

Host: black cottonwood (Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa (Torr. & A. Gray ex Hook.) Brayshaw)
Descriptor: Infestation
Description: 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.
Image type: Field
Image location: Akershus county, Norway

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Specimen in collection: No
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Photographer Information

Name: Bonsak Hammeraas
Organization: Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research
Country: Norway

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Image Number: 5430502

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Sunday, January 09, 2011
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