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David Trinklein

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Of all the plants used in holiday decor, few match mistletoe’s interesting history. And few equal its potential for harm. An evergreen plant with white berries, mistletoe is quite toxic, said David Trinklein, horticulture state specialist for University of Missouri Extension. American mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum) contains a toxic protein in its leaves […]