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If It’s December, It’s Poinsettia Time

Submitted by on December 12, 2016 – 8:35 amNo Comment
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red-poinsettiaYes: today’s National Poinsettia Day.

The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, an American botanist, physician and Minister to Mexico who in 1828 sent cuttings of the plant he’d discovered in Southern Mexico to his home in Charleston, South Carolina.

In Mexico the plant is called La Flor de la Nochebuena or, Flower of the Holy Night and is displayed in celebration of the December 12th, Dia de la Virgen.

(Photo courtesy of Poinsettia Day)

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