Growing Together: Time to test your knowledge of holiday plants
Published 12/13/2013, INFORUM
Almost 53 percent of Americans will soon purchase a nochebuena. Although it sounds like something you’d order at a taco drive-thru, nochebuena is the name Mexican locals gave to the red-flowered plant brought to the United States in 1826 by Joel Poinsett. We call it the poinsettia.Word count: 836
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