Album viscum

Mistletoe, Album viscum

December 21, 2010 Other musings
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Tweet It is not clear where the word mistletoe comes from. It may be related to German Mist for dung and Tang for branch since the seeds are mostly disseminated through the faeces of birds as they fly from tree to tree. Its Latin name Viscum refers to the stickiness of the berries and album […]

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