Hemiparasite of the Sandalwood Family. Found on a large thorny shrub (possibly Rhamnaceae?). Leaves are simply and opposite. Flowers are very reduced. Size is about 4 feet by 4 feet.
Parasitizing chamise ( Adenostoma fasciculatum ) .
Parasitizing Buck Brush ( Ceanothus cuneatus ) . I have not seen it use this host before . In bloom , with some fruit .
A massive single clump on an oak .
Growing in Q. agrifolia.
Mistletoe that was growing on a oak tree.