Mistletoe (Viscum album) is a parasitic beauty that lives on the sap of its host trees.
- Popular name(s): Mistletoe, Common Mistletoe, European Mistletoe
- Botanical name: Viscum album
- Family: Santalaceae
- Origin: Asia, Europe, North Africa and as an introduced species also in some parts of North America.
- Edible: No, all parts of the plant are slightly poisonous.
- Usage: Mistletoe is no longer important as a medicinal plant.
Categories: Berries | Shrubs & Trees |