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mis·tle·toe
[mis-uhl-toh]
NOUN
1.
a European plant, Viscum album, having yellowish flowers and white berries, growing parasitically on various trees, used in Christmas decorations.
2.
any of several other related, similar plants, as Phoradendron serotinum, of the U.S.: the state flower of Oklahoma.
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Mistletoe. Mistletoe is especially interesting botanically because it is a partial parasite (a "hemiparasite"). As a parasitic plant, it grows on the branches or trunk of ...

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Dec 18, 2015 ... Mistletoe seems to miraculously stay green all winter, and this is "the fundamental basis of all mid-winter traditions relating to mistletoe,” says ...

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Apr 6, 2017 ... Mistletoe, any of many species of parasitic plants of the families Loranthaceae, Misodendraceae, and Santalaceae, especially those of the ...

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The well-known Mistletoe is an evergreen parasitic plant, growing on the branches of trees, where it forms pendent bushes, 2 to 5 feet in diameter. It will grow ...

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Dec 3, 2010 ... If you've ever wondered why we kiss under the mistletoe and how the plant got that strange name, well, wonder no more. The name for ...