[Source: Arizona Daily Star] – Ah, Christmas. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Sleigh bells ringing. Mommy kissing Santa Claus under a tree-killing parasitic plant.
Mistletoe may be a festive and romantic Christmas tradition, but the plant has a sinister side: It has long infested native trees throughout the Tucson area.
For more information: Kissing plant is a tree-killer