It is a small, twiggy, resinous fragrant shrub found on bogs and moors in the British Islands, and widely distributed in the north temperate zone.
The peculiar form of tussocky grass which prevails in the Pamirs is the characteristic feature of the Tibetan Chang-t'ang of the Tsaidam plains and of the bogs north-east of Lhasa.
It is remarkable that all the insectivorous plants agree in inhabiting damp heaths, bogs, marshes and similar situations where water is abundant, but where they are not brought into contact with the plenteous supply of inorganic nitrogenous food as are the roots of terrestrial plants.
But the bogs are not confined to the plain.
So it is with the bogs and quicksands of society; but he is an old boy that knows it.
All travellers testify to the perpetual wind currents from the west, which sweep across the salt bogs of Tsaidam (9500 ft.) and through the higher valleys of eastern Tibet.
Desolate bogs, incapable of cultivation, alternate with the mountains; and the inhabitants earn a scanty subsistence by fishing and tillage, or by seeking employment in England and Scotland during the harvesting.
The evidence of the peat bogs shows that the Scots fir, which is now extinct, was abundant in Denmark in the Roman period.
The Spaniards were, however, annihilated by Lord Grey in 1580, and after nearly two years of wandering in Irish woods and bogs Sanders died of cold and starvation in the spring of 1581.
About two-thirds of it is crown property, and is preserved more or less in its natural condition as open woodland interspersed with bogs and heaths.
By making very thin sections and employing high magnification (1000-1200 diameters), Renault has been enabled to detect numerous forms of bacilli in the woody parts preserved in coal, one of which, Micrococcus carbo, bears a strong resemblance to the living Cladothrix found in trees buried in peat bogs.
In the swamps and bogs of the south-east coast cranberry culture is practised, this district producing in 1900 three-fifths of the entire yield of the United States.
Whairikauri, whose highest point reaches about 1000 ft., is remarkable for the number of lakes and tarns it contains, and for the extensive bogs which cover the surface of nearly the whole of the uplands.
The majority of the lakes have rocky shores and islands and great variety of depth, many of the smaller ones, however, are rimmed with marshes and are slowly filling up with vegetable matter, ultimately becoming peat bogs, the muskegs of the Indian.
Much inferior in elevation to Snowdon or Cader Idris, Plinlimmon is certainly the most dangerous of the Welsh hills because of its quaking bogs.
Samples of pollen taken from cores bored from deep peat bogs or lake sediments are stratified, with the earliest part lying deepest.
dragonfly bogs are living things, home to rare dragonflies, birds and insects.
They are typical of upland bogs, and will spread over areas of stagnohumic gleys or podzols as the surface peat thickens.
First there is the ' Flow Country ', an area of wild and almost impenetrable bogs and moorland.
Both bogs and fens can benefit from carefully targeted and designed agri-environment incentives.
They are somewhat intermediate in character to 7130 Blanket bogs.
intermediate in character to 7130 Blanket bogs.
Despite disturbance from cutting, the lowland bogs are important for breeding waders lapwing, snipe and curlew have been recorded.
This is a bright green liverwort that grows on bare peaty soils in lowland bogs and damp woodland and also on moist sandstone rocks.
The bogs are punctuated by small, rounded loughs, the source of many streams.
murky depths of bogs.
To the North, East and West lies the Dark Peak which has peat bogs, large expanses of moorland and gritstone outcrops.
The first inhabitants made their living digging peat out of the bogs.
raised bogs are found in every EU Member State, with the exception of Luxembourg.
rare in Northern Irish lowland raised bogs.
Patches of acid peat with heather and acid grasses or with cotton sedge are found on the remnants of the former bogs.
The largest lowland raised bogs are relatively small on an all Ireland basis.
sod peat bogs.
These bogs are generally rich in the bog-mosses sphagnum capillifolium and S. papillosum.
Plants such as heathers and bog asphodels can live in the bogs, aswell as the carnivorous plant sundew, which catches small insects.
Her sense of duty, however, bogs her down into undertaking mundane tasks for the rest of the family.
typical of western bogs within the drumlin belt of Northern Ireland, being elongated and very irregular in shape.
undertakese of duty, however, bogs her down into undertaking mundane tasks for the rest of the family.
Schizomycetes are ubiquitous as saprophytes in still ponds and ditches, in running streams and rivers, and in the sea, and especially in drains, bogs, refuse heaps, and in the soil, and wherever organic infusions are allowed to stand for a short time.
ROYAL FERN, in botany, the common name for the fern Osmunda regalis, a native of Britain, where it grows in bogs, marshy woods, &c. It is a handsome plant with bi-pinnate fronds 2 to 6 ft.
European status and distribution Raised bogs are found in every EU Member State, with the exception of Luxembourg.
The pool system is a particularly important feature, as these are generally very rare in Northern Irish lowland raised bogs.
This is the smallest of the sod peat bogs.
These bogs are generally rich in the bog-mosses Sphagnum capillifolium and S. papillosum.
In general they are seen as malevolent, guiding lone travelers into treacherous bogs.
They are typical of western bogs within the drumlin belt of Northern Ireland, being elongated and very irregular in shape.
Sometimes tree bogs are built around composting toilets.
Methane is released into the atmosphere from bovine flatulence, rice paddies, and bacteria in bogs.
Buckbean (Menyanthes) - M. trifoliata is a beautiful and fragrant native of Britain, found in shallow streams or pools, in very wet marshy ground, and in bogs; its strong creeping, rooting stems often floating in deeper water.
A small form, with leaves like those of P. alpina, both in form and color, is found in alpine bogs in the north of England.
It grows in peaty bogs exposed to the sun.
In our moist heaths and bogs Parnassia palustris is frequent, and a very pretty plant it is-handsome enough to cultivate in moist spots, where it will grow as in its native haunts.
A native of the shallow bogs of New Jersey.
Cranberries thrive in wetlands and bogs; therefore, they need an ample supply of water.
Cranberry plants are an excellent choice for this sort of garden improvement as they thrive in bogs and wetlands.
Natural bogs developed from glacial melting, over ten thousand years ago.
They were also eaten fresh and traded for other essential items.Current commercial production of cranberries is performed in bogs, both natural and man-made.
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Clutter is not only distracting but bogs down efficiency as workers shuffle through papers or waste time looking for things because they do not have a designated place.
Here's an example for you: If you type [dog inpostauthor Charlie], you will find all the bogs with the word "dog" in posts written by someone named Charlie.
- Showy marsh plants, adapted for the margins of lakes, streamlets or artificial bogs.
During recent years in India a new development has taken place in planting tea upon what are termed "bheels," - lands resembling to a great extent the peat bogs of Ireland and Scotland.
peat bogs which supply a large proportion of the fuel locally used.
We have thus an explanation of the occurrence of marsh gas and sulphuretted hydrogen in bogs, and it is highly probable that the existence of these gases in the intestines of herbivorous animals is due to similar putrefactive changes in the undigested cellulose remains.
Along the streams in this section are many swamps, valuable for the white cedar that they produce, or when cleared, for cranberry bogs.
In 1899 New Jersey produced nearly a fourth of the cranberry crop of the United States, the chief centre of production being the bogs of Burlington and Ocean counties.
In Bergen, Warren, Sussex and Morris counties are numerous bogs containing peat of a good quality.
The clay resulting from the weathering of the Dartmoor granite has formed marshes and peat bogs, and the desolation of the district has been emphasized by the establishment in its midst of a great convict prison, and in its northern portion of a range for artillery practice.
What happened was that the Anglo-Norman invaders pushed gradually west, occupying the best of the land and holding it down by castles, but leaving the profitless bogs and mountains to the local princes.
The plain is closely correlated with the bogs which are the best known physical characteristic of Ireland, but the centre of Ireland is not wholly bog-land.
Rather the bogs of the plain are intersected by strips of low-lying firm ground, and the central plain consists of these bright green expanses alternating with the brown of the bogs, of which the best known and (with its offshoots) one of the most extensive is the Bog of rAllen in the eastern midlands.
The black bogs are those of the plain and the deeper valleys, while the red, firmer and less damp, occur on the mountains.
Owing to the quantity of tannin they contain, no harmful miasma exhales from the Irish bogs.
The main rivers, however, have generally a mountain source, and according as they are fed from bogs or springs may be differentiated as black and bright streams. In this connexion the frequent use of the name Blackwater is noticeable.
- Swamps and bogs, apart from purely temporary weather ponds, are confined to a few restricted regions of the Missouri river bottoms and the prairies of the S.E.
The BOGS has always been a completely adult band of singers with a male alto top line.
The bogs support unusual plants species such as the insectivorous sundews and pale butterwort, the showy bog asphodel and early marsh orchid.
Lowland raised peat bogs have always been a rare habitat in Great Britain.
On drained bogs, without pools of water, they become extinct.
The county has some of the best upland bogs in the UK on the Cambrian Mountains.
Other species found locally in the bogs include bog rosemary Andromeda polifolia and cloudberry Rubus chamaemorus, particularly on the higher ground.
A limited amount of hand-cutting still occurs and the two largest bogs in the LCA have been threatened by mechanized cutting still occurs and the two largest bogs in the LCA have been threatened by mechanized cutting in the past.
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