false mistletoe


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Noun1.false mistletoe - American plants closely resembling Old World mistletoefalse mistletoe - American plants closely resembling Old World mistletoe
genus Phoradendron, Phoradendron - any of various American parasitic plants similar to Old World mistletoe: false mistletoe
American mistletoe, Phoradendron flavescens, Phoradendron serotinum - the traditional mistletoe of Christmas in America: grows on deciduous trees and can severely weaken the host plant
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it