How to use Prickles in a sentence

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  • Hooks, thorns and prickles are characteristic of many South African plants.

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  • All these leaves have tiny prickles on their edges, which makes them feel rough to the touch.

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  • The bark of the young tree is studded with stout prickles.

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  • Skin problems ie thickening of the skin, scabs in the fur or loss of prickles, will also need veterinary treatment.

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  • Upper surface is dark green and lower surface is light green with prickles at mid-vein.

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  • It has hard prickles, leaves a foot long and very graceful, and handsome yellow flowers in racemes.

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  • The stems are angular and the prickles stout, scattered, and sometimes a little curved.

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  • Variety mauritanica has angular stems of a considerable length and bearing few prickles; they are also rare on the leaves.

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  • It is evergreen, the strong rounded shoots reaching a height of 12 feet or more, armed with strong, straight green prickles; the branches slender, and usually spineless.

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  • Smilax Pseudo-China - The lower part of the stem is armed with straight, needle-like prickles, the upper part and the branches mostly unarmed.

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  • Bristly Green Briar (Smilax Bona-Nox) - The root-stocks have large tubers; the stems are slightly angled, the branches often four-angled, the leaves green and shining on both sides, and their margins fringed with needle-like prickles.

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  • Rose "Anemone" is from a cross with some Tea Rose, but it retains the fine foliage and form of flower of R. laevigata, and the dark brown shoots freely armed with thorns and prickles.

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  • Its stems, on the other hand, have very few prickles, and they are also distinguished by the peeling loose bark.

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  • The leaves are very long and twisted, the small oval cones armed with recurved prickles; the tree is said to be of rapid growth.

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  • They vary in appearance between different localities, but common features include stems covered with short stiff hairs and curved prickles.

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  • The sharp prickles attached to the palm are an embodiment of hyper-sensitivity.

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  • They count how many prickles on that leaf and return to the number line (not crossing or disturbing the line ).

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  • This can be important for decorating the tree or avoiding painful prickles.

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  • Smilax Glauca - This plant has angular stems of about 3 feet, armed with rather stout numerous or scattered prickles, or may sometimes be without any.

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  • Smilax Hispida - Quite a distinct plant, the stems of which are usually thickly hispid with slender straight prickles.

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  • Smilax Laurifolia - A high climbing species, the stems round, armed with strong straight prickles, the branches angled, mostly unarmed.

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  • Meconopsis Horridula - A little plant found at a great height in the Himalayas, growing as almost stemless tufts of lanceolate leaves, covered densely with prickles; the short stems bear bluish-purple flowers about an inch and a half wide.

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  • The fruit consists of a three-celled capsule, covered externally with soft yielding prickles, and each cell develops a single seed.

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