Thistles sentence example

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  • You just need brightly colored flowers, with a good mix between cultivated and wild flowers, including nettles and thistles.

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  • Whorl-flower (Morina) - M. longifolia is a handsome and singular perennial, with large spiny leaves, resembling those of certain Thistles, and with long spikes of whorled flowers, 2 to 3 feet high.

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  • The leaves of the involucre are spiny in thistles and in teazel (Dipsacus), and hooked in burdock.

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  • Here and there in fields, or along the road sides, there are displays of the tall sow thistles.

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  • The banks are full of wild plants including buddleia, thistles and nettles, all of which provide habitats for butterflies and other insects.

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  • Only a mound, where purple thistles grow, locally called ' Queen Mary 's tears ', remains today.

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  • There is vegetable rennet, which is made from enzymes found in safflower, melon, fig leaves or thistles, and there is microbial rennet, which is made from mold cultures or bacteria or are created artificially in a lab.

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  • Quercus Ilex, the evergreen oak of southern Europe, is found in forests as far east as the Sutlej, accompanied with other European forms. In the higher parts of Afghanistan and Persia Boraginaceae and thistles abound; gigantic Umbelliferae, such as Ferula, Galbanum, Dorema, Bubon, Peucedanum, Prangos, and others, also characterize the same districts, and some of them extend into Tibet.

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  • Geese and cranes, chicory, mildew, thistles, cleavers, caltrops, darnel and shade are farmer's enemies.

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  • Among the advantages of enclosures, he observes, " you will gain much more labour from your servants, a great part of whose time was taken up in gathering thistles and other garbage for their horses to feed upon in their stables; and thereby the great trampling and pulling up and other destruction of the corns while they are yet tender will be prevented."

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  • Among imported pests the rabbit and sparrow, and a numerous company of European and American thistles and other weeds, have to be systematically contended with.

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  • The collar is formed of thistles, alternating with sprigs of rue, and the motto is Nemo me impune lacessit.

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  • Loves to fly in wooded glades where tall flowering thistles abound rests at night among the foliage of trees.

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  • The white Lychnis, the globe thistles Echinops and bronze fennel that has yellow flowers continue also to provide interest and color.

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  • The remains consist of foundations and piles of stones (in spring concealed by gigantic thistles) extending about half a mile along the shore.

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  • Its beak is long and narrow enough to extract seeds from prickly thistles, on which it is often seen feeding.

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  • Only a mound, where purple thistles grow, locally called ' Queen Mary's tears ', remains today.

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  • Until comparatively recent times the surrounding district was in a state of nature with merely a thin coating of turf interspersed with tufts of heath and dwarf thistles, but bare of trees and shrubs and altogether devoid of the works of man, with the exception of a series of prehistoric barrows of the Bronze Age which, singly and in groups, studded the landscape.

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