Clemson professor presents origin, history of the poinsettia at Greenville’s Westin Poinsett Hotel

Clemson professor presents origin, history of the poinsettia at Greenville’s Westin Poinsett Hotel

How to pronounce Cuetlaxochitl, the ancient Aztec word for poinsettia, is just one of many mysteries Clemson professor Jim Faust will reveal during his informative presentation about the iconic Christmas plant.

Faust will present “Poinsettia: A 200-year journey from gangly Mexican shrub to Christmas icon” at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Poinsett Ballroom of the Westin Poinsett Hotel, 120 S. Main St., Greenville.
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Clemson professor presents origin, history of the poinsettia at Greenville’s Westin Poinsett Hotel

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