How to use Self-sown in a sentence
In central Scotland, forests occur of Pinus sylvestris; and, in south-eastern England, extensive plantations and self-sown woods occur of the same species.
Here they found the "self-sown" wheatfields and vines of Leif's Vinland, and here accordingly they settled and built their huts above the lake (1004-1005).
As on his outward voyage, Leif was again driven far out of his course by contrary weather - this time to lands (in America) "of which he had previously had no knowledge," where "self-sown" wheat grew, and vines, and "m&sur" (maple?) wood.
This expedition, too, found "grapes and self-sown wheat," though seemingly not in any great abundance.
The "self-sown wheat" of the sagas he identifies as strand wheat, instead of Indian corn, or wild rice, and the mdsur trees as the canoe birch.Advertisement
Iceland was not agricultural but pastoral, depending upon flocks and herds for subsistence, for, though rye and other grain would grow in favoured localities, the hay, self-sown, was the only regular crop. In some districts the fisheries and fowling Mode of were of importance, but nine-tenths of the population M i lved by their sheep and cattle.
Only an annual, but easily maintains itself by self-sown seedlings.
Some species in the mixture spread rapidly from self-sown seed, these can have their heads removed after flowering to prevent them seeding.
In addition a self-sown bay tree in this area will be removed.
Though short-lived, self-sown seedlings maintain themselves as pretty patches, coming year after year on old walls or any rocky surface.Advertisement