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Dec. 21, 2005
There's much more to mistletoe than its role as a holiday decoration. This article from Science News provides a lively account of the wonders of mistletoe botany. "Some of the plants have flowers with trick openings," the article says. "Some shoot their seeds farther than most watermelon spitters can spout. Some mistletoes grow as parasites on other parasitic mistletoes."