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willow

The only representative of tree vegetation now is a dwarf willow 1 in.

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The white willow is a great favourite, while the drooping habit of the weeping willow renders it very attractive.

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In the valleys the only trees native to the soil are the willow and cottonwood, found along the water courses, and beyond the range of irrigation vegetation is limited to scanty grass, with sage-brush and greasewood in the N.

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Hartig, Die Familien der Blattwespen and Holzwespen (Berlin, 1860); Walsh, " On the Insects, Coleopterous, Hymenopterous and Dipterous, inhabiting the Galls of certain species of Willow," Proc. Ent.

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Hartig, Die Familien der Blattwespen and Holzwespen (Berlin, 1860); Walsh, " On the Insects, Coleopterous, Hymenopterous and Dipterous, inhabiting the Galls of certain species of Willow," Proc. Ent.

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The willow and orchard trees - apple, pear, plum and cherry - are cultivated everywhere.

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In the coniferous forests the black grouse, hazel grouse and willow grouse, capercailzie and woodcock are the principal game birds; the crane is found in marshy clearings, birds of prey are numerous, and the Siberian jay in the north and the common jay in the south are often heard.

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John Gerard (Herball, p. 1228) describes it as sweet willow or gaule, and refers to its use in beer or ale.

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John Gerard (Herball, p. 1228) describes it as sweet willow or gaule, and refers to its use in beer or ale.

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P. euphratica, believed to be the weeping willow of the Scriptures,.

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Other trees are the juniper, willow, green ash, box elder, scrub oak, wild plum and wild cherry.

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The flower may consist only of spore-bearing leaves, as in willow, where each flower comprises only a few stamens or two carpels.

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The flower may consist only of spore-bearing leaves, as in willow, where each flower comprises only a few stamens or two carpels.

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40, though in Jewish tradition the latter passage was taken to refer to the Lulab, or a combination of twigs of willow and myrtle, with a palm branch, which, together with a citron, are held in the hand during processions in the synagogue?

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Beavers also gnaw the bark of birch, poplar and willow trees; but during the summer a more varied herbage, with the addition of berries, is consumed.

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Branches of palm, olive or sprouting willow (hence in England known as "palm") having been placed before the altar, or at the Epistle side, after Terce and the sprinkling of holy water, the priest, either in a purple cope or an alb without chasuble, proceeds to bless them.

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The principal trees are the alder, aloe, palm, poplar, acacia, willow and eucalyptus.

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Certain sorts of willow are largely used for basket-making and wicker-work.

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It is found in the volatile oils of Spiraea, and can be obtained by the oxidation of the glucoside salicin, (C13H1807), which is found in willow bark.

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They feed chiefly on grass, but also on moss, lichens and tender shoots of the willow and pine.

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