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Mistletoe on old Hawthorn tree

Observed: 16th March 2010 By: elk3
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Mistletoe growing on an old Hawthorn tree in London Road Hatfield Forest. This is a woody, evergreen parasitic plant which lives off the nutrients and water of the host, but does not kill it.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mistletoe (Viscum album) interacts


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Viscum album

V. album is the target BSBI species for the beginning of the current 10 year recording cycle (began 1/1/2010. Why not e-mail this record to Alex Lockton for inclusion on the national map? He is at coordinator@bsbi.org.uk.

Chris Metherell
BSBI VC Recorder
North Northumberland