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Viscum album

European Mistletoe

Location:

Lime Trees in the Orchard, Lime Trees on The Old Drive to the obelisk and an apple tree in the Temple Garden

Description:

The only Mistletoe species native in Great Britain and much of Europe it is readily recognized by its smooth-edged oval evergreen leaves borne in pairs along the woody stem, and waxy white berries in dense clusters of 2 to 6. Often difficult to see when the trees are in full foliage it can be readily appreciated during the winter months.