Some articles on plants, plant:

... Ebenaceae is a family of flowering plants, belonging to order Ericales, which includes ebony and persimmon among approximately 768 species of trees and shrubs ... The species are mostly evergreen plants native to the tropics and subtropics, with a few deciduous species native to temperate regions ... Ebenaceae are woody plants that frequently grow in poor or acids soils establishing a mycorrhizal symbiotic relationship with particular fungus species providing mainly mineral nutrients and water ...
Weed Control - UK Legislation
... within the meaning of the Weeds Act, and many such plant species have conservation and environmental value. 14 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, it can be an offence to plant or grow certain specified plants in the wild (see Schedule 9 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act ... Problems involving these plants can be referred to the local authority for the area where those weeds are growing as some local authorities have bye-laws controlling these plants ...
Types of Pitcher Plants
... In these Old World pitcher plants, the pitchers are borne at the end of tendrils that extend from the midrib of an otherwise unexceptional leaf ... The plants themselves are often climbers, accessing the canopy of their habitats using the aforementioned tendrils, although others are found on the ground in forest ... In contrast, the New World pitcher plants (Sarraceniaceae), which comprise three genera, are ground-dwelling herbs whose pitchers arise from a horizontal rhizome ...
Urticating Hair - Urticating Bristles in Plants
... The most common form of urticating bristles in plants are typified by nettles, which possess sharp-pointed hollow bristles seated on a gland which secretes an acrid fluid ... Various plants unrelated to nettles possess similar defensive bristles, and the common names often reflect this (e.g ...
Belmont, North Carolina - Business and Industry
... The few remaining plants still in operation run at reduced capacity and employ fewer workers ... Despite the loss of the textile plants, Belmont continues to grow ... Gastonia-based Parkdale Mills currently operates two plants (Plants No ...

Famous quotes containing the word plants:

    Probably if our lives were more conformed to nature, we should not need to defend ourselves against her heats and colds, but find her our constant nurse and friend, as do plants and quadrupeds.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    And time brings down what is both strong and tall.
    But plants new set to be eradicate,
    And buds new blown, to have so short a date,
    Is by his hand alone that guides nature and fate.
    Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)

    ... feminism is a political term and it must be recognized as such: it is political in women’s terms. What are these terms? Essentially it means making connections: between personal power and economic power, between domestic oppression and labor exploitation, between plants and chemicals, feelings and theories; it means making connections between our inside worlds and the outside world.
    Anica Vesel Mander, U.S. author and feminist, and Anne Kent Rush (b. 1945)