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Related to Arceuthobium: Arceuthobium pusillum
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Noun1.Arceuthobium - genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Loranthaceae, Loranthaceae, mistletoe family - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
Arceuthobium pusillum, American mistletoe - small herb with scalelike leaves on reddish-brown stems and berrylike fruits; parasitic on spruce and larch trees
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Two other species of lycaenids in the United States, Callophrys (formely Mitoura) spinetorum (Hewitson) and Callophrys (formely Mitoura) johnsoni (Skinner) are recorded as specialist herbivores on shoots of Arceuthobium species (Viscaceae) (Shaw et al.
Two new species of Neoborella Knight (Heteroptera: Miridae) found on dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium spp.