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Loblolly Pine, Engelmann Spruce, Whitebark Pine, Winterberry, from North American wild flowers by Mary Vaux Walcott.

Mistletoe, Ivy from Renaissance Herbals.

Pointsettia from our Galaxy of Images.

Snowflakes from Wiliam Scoresby’s des Jungern Tagebuch einer resie auf den Wallfischfang (1822).

Reblogging ourselves to wish all who are celebrating today a Merry Christmas!