Mistletoe in Windsor Great Park

December 26, 2008 at 12:00 am | Posted in Botany, Nature, Yuletide | Leave a comment
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Mistletoe wreath at Cranbourne in Windsor Great Park on 3 December 2007

Mistletoe wreath at Cranbourne in Windsor Great Park on 3 December 2007

Here’s a naturally abundant cluster of mistletoe in England. It grows in Windsor Great Park, on the same tree I found this mistletoe seed with green germinating embryo:

Germinating embryo of mistletoe seed (Viscum album) in Cranbourne Windsor Great Park 20 November 2007

Germinating embryo of mistletoe seed (Viscum album) in Cranbourne Windsor Great Park 20 November 2007

* this sticky white stuff is aptly named viscus album in Europe. (We have a different type of mistletoe in America.)

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