Definition of Phoradendron flavescens
1. Noun. The traditional mistletoe of Christmas in America: grows on deciduous trees and can severely weaken the host plant.
Generic synonyms: False Mistletoe, Mistletoe
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Literary usage of Phoradendron flavescens
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1. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters by Society of American Foresters (1912)
"... album and phoradendron flavescens, lying near the surface of the branch they inhabit, contain chlorophyll. These surface roots later die off when the ..."
2. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1889)
"Among our species one of the most prominent is phoradendron flavescens. It grows throughout the warmer parts of the United States, extending into Mexico to ..."
3. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"phoradendron flavescens—American Mistletoe. As an oxytocic this agent acts with much ... phoradendron flavescens is antispasmodic, oxytocic and laxative. ..."