• Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Arceuthobium M.Bieb.

  • Description

    Genus Description - Dioecious; fls solitary or few in the axils of scale-like, connate, decussate lvs; staminate perianth 2–5-lobed; anther sessile at the middle of each lobe, opening transversely; pistillate perianth 2-lobed; berry on a short, recurved pedicel. 28, mainly of N. Amer.

  • Common Names

    dwarf mistletoe