Manitoba Museum Botany: A blog about a (yule) log: Plants of Christmas

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    The use of plants during Christmas arose from pagan Yuletide celebrations of the winter solstice in ancient times. The pagan beliefs have become interwoven and associated with the Christian festival of Christmas, which occurs during the same season. Those plants which remained green, flowered or bore fruit in the darkest season of the year were [...]

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