Mistletoe in tree by Elizabeth Dack 1/7
Mistletoe in tree by Elizabeth Dack 2/7
Mistletoe in full bloom by Elizabeth Dack 3/7
Mistletoe by Elizabeth Dack 4/7
Mistletoe on limes, near South Raynham Church, David Gittens 5/7
Mistletoe on an apple tree, Topcroft, David Ferre 6/7
Mistletoe, Framingham Pigeot, Elizabeth Dack 7/7

Mistletoe Viscum album

This classic evergreen, with its sickle-shaped leaves and white sticky berries, often grows high in tree canopies and is best seen in the winter months from November to March.

Conservation status

Mistletoe is not common in Norfolk. It appears less common now than in the past and may be adversely affected by climate change.

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Did you know?

The scientific name of the mistle thrush bird, viscivora, is taken from ‘viscum’ meaning mistletoe and ‘vora’ meaning devour.
 

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