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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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The American mistletoe
which has a little broader leaf, is the one used for Christmas decorations.
Host specificity of American mistletoe
(Phoradendron leucarpum, Viscaceae) in Garrard County, Kentucky.
By far the most common is American mistletoe
, which has slightly larger leaves and smaller berries than its European counterpart, and grows in globe-shaped clusters among the branches of deciduous trees.
The nocturnal, squirrel-size Dromiciops australis eats seeds of a South American mistletoe
and then excretes them onto trees, report Gillermo Amico and Marcelo A.
(Phorandendron) (leaves used in teas) may raise blood pressure, countering drug's effects.