American mistletoe


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  • noun

Synonyms for American mistletoe

the traditional mistletoe of Christmas in America: grows on deciduous trees and can severely weaken the host plant

small herb with scalelike leaves on reddish-brown stems and berrylike fruits

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There are basically two types of mistletoe: European, which is thought to have medicinal properties and American Mistletoe, the one we associate with our kissing custom and which is known to be toxic.
The American Mistletoe which has a broader leaf, is the one used for Christmas decorations.
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