Muah! Kiss kiss! Yes it’s that time of year where mistletoe invites kisses to all #Christmas. Mistletoe, is an evergreen parasitic shrub on other woody plants. It’s a quasi-parasitic plant, that lives off the host tree. However, it’s not a true parasite, because it produces its own chlorophyl. Mistletoe’s leathery green leaves contain chlorophyll that lets it make sugar carbon dioxide and water, like all other green plants. Its root system invades the internal tissues of the host tree, extracting water and minerals, and anchors it to the host, Basically, it grows on another plant at its expense. So now you know. #WaterWednesday

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