Mistletoe has been a part of human folklore and tradition since ancient times. American mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum) is an evergreen shrub native to the United States and found as far north as southern Illinois. Mistletoe extends northward along the Wabash River and can be found in Clark County. Beyond the holiday traditions, what do you know about mistletoe? Take this short quiz and test your knowledge!

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