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Mistletoe

Viscum album

Mistletoe (Viscum album) is a parasitic beauty that lives on the sap of its host trees.

Mistletoe berries

Description
  1. Popular name(s): Mistletoe, Common Mistletoe, European Mistletoe
  2. Botanical name: Viscum album
  3. Family: Santalaceae
  4. Origin: Asia, Europe, North Africa and as an introduced species also in some parts of North America..
  5. Edible: No, all parts of the plant are slightly poisonous.
  6. Usage: Mistletoe is no longer important as a medicinal plant.

Mistletoe berry

Viscum album

Viscum album

Viscum album

Mistletoe flowers

Viscum album