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The Long, Strange Tale of the Poinsettia in Christmas Lore

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There are certain plants that play important and often mysterious roles in holiday traditions and celebrations all over the world. From the Egyptians who decorated trees during the winter solstice to the Pagans and Druids who used Mistletoe in their winter rituals, stories of ritualized plant use span continents and history and have become infused into [...]

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The Legend and History of the Poinsettia

Discover the detailed history of the Poinsettia. Long a staple of the holidays, the Poinsettia is native to Mexico and was brought to the United States by a US diplomat.

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