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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 12/25/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about holiday mistletoe.

Think you’re a master of local trivia? Try answering the Washingtology question of the day from Cultural Tourism DC. Take your best guess, and see what others have answered in our daily quiz.


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Answer:True

Source: “Mistletoe. . .is a partial parasite (a "hemiparasite"). As a parasitic plant, it grows on the branches or trunk of a tree and actually sends out roots that penetrate into the tree and take up nutrients. But mistletoe is also capable of growing on its own. . .”

http://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/history/mistletoe.htm#5RcxtqdQjFt3JhX5.99

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