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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistletoe

Mistletoe is the common name for most obligate hemiparasitic plants in the order Santalales. Mistletoes attach to and penetrate the branches of a tree or shrub ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/7-surprising-facts-about-mistletoe

Dec 25, 2014 ... Think mistletoe is all about holiday romance? Think again. The festive plant -- which also goes by the name devil's fuge -- holds some sinister ...

blog.nwf.org/2012/12/12-things-to-know-about-mistletoe

Dec 17, 2012 ... Often used as a symbol of renewal because it stays green all winter, mistletoe is famed for its stolen-kisses power. But the plant also is ...

www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/m/mistle40.html

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 ...

www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/history/mistletoe.htm

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 ...

www.whychristmas.com/customs/mistletoe.shtml

How Mistletoe was first used at Christmas and why it is traditionally connected with Christmas.

www.britannica.com/plant/mistletoe

Mistletoe, any of many species of parasitic plants of the families Loranthaceae, Misodendraceae, and Santalaceae, especially those of the genera Viscum, ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151218-mistletoe-christmas-holiday-kissing-parasite-birds-cancer

Dec 18, 2015 ... Mistletoe is known as the plant that people kiss under at Christmas. Less well- known is that it's a tree-killing parasite. photograph by Schellhorn ...

earthsky.org/earth/lifeform-of-the-week-mistletoes-parasitic-kiss

Dec 21, 2015 ... Viscum album is one species of mistletoe*, a group of parasitic flowering plants in the order Santalales. It is an obligate hemiparasite.