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  • The soft bed was warm from her body heat, and she found herself running a hand over the downy comforter while she tried to understand the emotions within her.

  • Xander was instantly fascinated by the sensation of downy fur and cotton spun so finely, it was like silk.

  • Prominent among a great variety of song-birds and insectivorous birds are the robin, blue bird, cat bird, sparrows, meadow-lark, bobolink, thrushes, chickadee, wrens, brown thrasher, gold finch, cedar wax-wing, flycatchers, nuthatches, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), downy and hairy woodpeckers, rose-breasted grosbeak, Baltimore oriole, barnswallow, chimney swift, purple martin, purple finch (linnet), vireos and several species of warblers.

  • The true balsam poplar, or tacamahac, P. balsamifera, abundant in most parts of Canada and the northern States, is a tree of rather large growth, often of somewhat fastigiate habit, with round shoots and oblong-ovate sharp-pointed leaves, the base never cordate, the petioles round, and the disk deep glossy green above but somewhat downy below.

  • The nectarine is a variation from the peach, mainly characterized by the circumstance that, while the skin of the ripe fruit is downy in the peach, it is shining and destitute of hairs in the nectarine.

  • The leaves are like those of the orange, but downy on the under surface, as are also the young shoots.

  • Coccus pinicorticis causes the growth of patches of white flocculent and downy matter on the smooth bark of young trees of the white pine in America.

  • P. Russelliana (lunariaefolia), 4 ft., yellow, and P. tuberosa, 3 ft., purplish-rose, both with downy hoary leaves, come in well in broad flower borders.

  • The fur differs from the overhair, in that it is soft, silky, curly, downy and barbed lengthwise, while the overhair is straight, smooth and comparatively rigid.

  • They are frequently covered with a resinous matter, as in balsam-poplar and horsechestnut, or by a thick downy covering as in the willow.

  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

  • in length, downy below, roundish heart-shaped, pointed and shortly stalked.

  • The leaves are composed of seven radiating leaflets (long-wedge-shaped); when young they are downy and drooping.

  • cordata, from which it differs in its somewhat larger leaves and downy fruit.

  • across, which are downy beneath, its downy twigs and its prominently ribbed fruit.

  • Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire fog, soft grass) is a common meadow and wayside grass with woolly or downy leaves.

  • The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.

  • smooth - or downy) and the colour of the seed or "berry."

  • All of these were originally salt-steppes, and, where the soil is still highly impregnated with salt, have only a sparse covering of shrubs, mostly members of the Salsolaceae, with thick, greyish green, often downy leaves.

  • The soft bed was warm from her body heat, and she found herself running a hand over the downy comforter while she tried to understand the emotions within her.

  • Xander was instantly fascinated by the sensation of downy fur and cotton spun so finely, it was like silk.

  • adaxial view showing spots and scattered downy growth (arrowed ).

  • Wet woodlands comprise mainly alder, willow and downy birch growing on waterlogged or seasonally wet soils.

  • Facts Like silver birch, downy birch is a source of food for over 200 species of wildlife including several kinds of moth.

  • Within one hour we found a pair of Brasilian Mergansers with at least five downy chicks!

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  • downy mildew.

  • downy birch is a source of food for over 200 species of wildlife including several kinds of moth.

  • downy willow Salix lapponum occurs among tall herbs on some ledges.

  • downy feathers were caught on the branch.

  • downy chicks busily picking at insects on the hot road surface.

  • downy fur on the upper surfaces; they end in strong short claws.

  • downy mildew on grape vines, caused by the pathogen Plasmopara viticola.

  • Feathers are always worth studying in close-up especially if you can compare the small downy feathers are always worth studying in close-up especially if you can compare the small downy feathers and the larger display feathers.

  • Fungal foliar diseases and their control, including leaf blights, downy mildews, leaf blights, downy mildews, leaf curls, mildews, leaf spots and rusts.

  • Lettuce variety mixtures were used to investigate their value for control of downy mildew.

  • pubescent leaves, sporulation typical of a downy mildew was associated with the leaf spots.

  • tolerant of dry soils than downy birch.

  • We had good close views of a male Downy Woodpecker and many Hirundines twittered in a tree.

  • Wet woodlands comprise mainly alder, willow and downy birch growing on waterlogged or seasonally wet woodlands comprise mainly alder, willow and downy birch growing on waterlogged or seasonally wet soils.

  • Downy willow S. lapponum and net-leaved willow S. reticulata are frequent, and whortle-leaved willow S. myrsinites is also represented.

  • While downy willow Salix lapponum is the most widespread willow species, whortle-leaved willow S. myrsinites is also present.

  • Reference to downy woundwort was subsequently removed from Wren (1988 ).

  • urens; this also generally grows in woods, but the gills are not nearly so deep, they soon become brownish, the stem is downy, and the taste is acrid.

  • Prominent among a great variety of song-birds and insectivorous birds are the robin, blue bird, cat bird, sparrows, meadow-lark, bobolink, thrushes, chickadee, wrens, brown thrasher, gold finch, cedar wax-wing, flycatchers, nuthatches, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), downy and hairy woodpeckers, rose-breasted grosbeak, Baltimore oriole, barnswallow, chimney swift, purple martin, purple finch (linnet), vireos and several species of warblers.

  • The true balsam poplar, or tacamahac, P. balsamifera, abundant in most parts of Canada and the northern States, is a tree of rather large growth, often of somewhat fastigiate habit, with round shoots and oblong-ovate sharp-pointed leaves, the base never cordate, the petioles round, and the disk deep glossy green above but somewhat downy below.

  • The nectarine is a variation from the peach, mainly characterized by the circumstance that, while the skin of the ripe fruit is downy in the peach, it is shining and destitute of hairs in the nectarine.

  • The leaves are like those of the orange, but downy on the under surface, as are also the young shoots.

  • Coccus pinicorticis causes the growth of patches of white flocculent and downy matter on the smooth bark of young trees of the white pine in America.

  • P. Russelliana (lunariaefolia), 4 ft., yellow, and P. tuberosa, 3 ft., purplish-rose, both with downy hoary leaves, come in well in broad flower borders.

  • The fur differs from the overhair, in that it is soft, silky, curly, downy and barbed lengthwise, while the overhair is straight, smooth and comparatively rigid.

  • They are frequently covered with a resinous matter, as in balsam-poplar and horsechestnut, or by a thick downy covering as in the willow.

  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

  • in length, downy below, roundish heart-shaped, pointed and shortly stalked.

  • The leaves are composed of seven radiating leaflets (long-wedge-shaped); when young they are downy and drooping.

  • cordata, from which it differs in its somewhat larger leaves and downy fruit.

  • across, which are downy beneath, its downy twigs and its prominently ribbed fruit.

  • Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire fog, soft grass) is a common meadow and wayside grass with woolly or downy leaves.

  • The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.

  • smooth - or downy) and the colour of the seed or "berry."

  • All of these were originally salt-steppes, and, where the soil is still highly impregnated with salt, have only a sparse covering of shrubs, mostly members of the Salsolaceae, with thick, greyish green, often downy leaves.

  • The large, downy peaches would reach themselves into my hand, and as the joyous breezes flew about the trees the apples tumbled at my feet.

  • "They say the ball will be very good," replied the princess, drawing up her downy little lip.

  • The princess said nothing, but suddenly her short downy lip quivered.

  • The little princess had grown stouter during this time, but her eyes and her short, downy, smiling lip lifted when she began to speak just as merrily and prettily as ever.

  • The conversation was general and animated, thanks to Princess Lise's voice and little downy lip that lifted over her white teeth.

  • Her eyes were smiling expectantly, her downy lip rose and remained lifted in childlike happiness.

  • Strands of her black hair lay round her inflamed and perspiring cheeks, her charming rosy mouth with its downy lip was open and she was smiling joyfully.

  • It is more tolerant of dry soils than downy birch.

  • We had good close views of a male Downy Woodpecker and many Hirundines twittered in a tree.

  • Downy willow S. lapponum and net-leaved willow S. reticulata are frequent, and whortle-leaved willow S. myrsinites is also represented.

  • While downy willow Salix lapponum is the most widespread willow species, whortle-leaved willow S. myrsinites is also present.

  • Reference to downy woundwort was subsequently removed from Wren (1988).

  • There are two undercoats; one is a downy fur that helps keep the cat warm during cold winters, and the second undercoat is longer hairs that serve to retain heat.

  • Chenille warmers also have a downy appearance.

  • Christian Bale's early acting jobs included commercial work for Downy fabric softener in 1982 (he was eight) and a Pac-Man cereal commercial in 1983.

  • S. aegyptiacum (Saccharum) - Vigorous perennial grass, forming tufts of reed-like downy stems, 6 to 10 feet high, and clothed with graceful foliage.

  • Silene Hookeri - A dwarf and rare Californian, with downy leaves of two different shaped, trailing stems, and large deeply-notched rose-colored flowers 2 inches across.

  • Celmisia - Charming Daisy-like plants from New Zealand, where they fill the mountain meadows with cushions of downy leaves covered with glistening Daisy-like flowers.

  • The plant is 18 inches or 2 feet high, with small, ovate, soft, greyish and somewhat downy leaves and flowers from June onwards.

  • It has mottled downy foliage, and small purplish flowers, in heads like the Hop, hence the name Hop-plant.

  • Its young leaves are downy but wear smooth, remaining grey and woolly beneath, ovate in shape, and 4 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 wide.

  • Phlomis Russelliana (Phlomis Viscosa) - A rather clammy plant of 3 feet, with bold wrinkled leaves, green above and downy beneath, and numerous bright yellow flowers of fine effect.

  • Z. lavandulaefolia (Zietenia) - Dwarf, creeping, half-shrubby perennial of a greyish hue, 6 to 12 inches high, with purple flowers in summer, borne in whorls, forming a spike about 6 inches long, with a slender downy stalk.

  • The downy stems reach a height of 2 to 4 feet, and are mottled with purple.

  • America, with prostrate downy stems and clear yellow flowers, sometimes 5 inches in diameter, and borne freely.

  • A second kind, P. begonifolia, is from the Himalayas, and is larger in all its parts, with downy leaves and purple berries.

  • Rhododendron Falconeri - A noble kind thriving in Cornish gardens, with oblong leaves about 10 inches long, coated beneath with reddish down, dark green, slightly downy and curiously wrinkled above.

  • Calceolaria Kellyana - A curious hardy hybrid, with short downy stems, 6 to 9 inches high, flowers about an inch across, yellow with numerous small brown dots top of the stems.

  • Other American Grape Vines worth growing, but possessing no particular value above those already described, are V. rupestris (the Sand Grape), arizonica, and cinerea (the Downy Grape).-W.

  • European plant with ample downy leaves, bearing in autumn bright orange-red bladder-like calyces, enclosing Cherry-like fruits of a pleasant acid flavor, and perfectly wholesome either raw or preserved.

  • S. grandiflora, from Asia Minor and Siberia, is a neat downy plant with showy spikes of reddish-purple or rosy flowers from May onwards, sometimes used in the rougher parts of the rock garden.

  • The patient may feel chilly or have developed lanugo, a growth of downy body hair.

  • Lanugo-A soft, downy body hair that covers a normal fetus beginning in the fifth month and usually shed by the ninth month.

  • Pubic hair changes from sparse and downy to denser and coarser.

  • Eileen Fisher Long Eco-Cashmere Robe: This stunning below-the-knee robe made from downy Cashmere fleece offers weightless warmth and a luxurious feel for around $380.

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