Some articles on plants, plant:
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... farmland weeds are not "injurious" within the meaning of the Weeds Act, and many such plant species have conservation and environmental value ... 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 1981), including Giant ... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... families Nepenthaceae and Sarraceniaceae are the best-known and largest groups 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word plants:
“Luxurious Man, to bring his Vice in use,
Did after him the World seduce:
And from the fields the Flowrs and Plants allure,”
—Andrew Marvell (16211678)
“We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves.”
—A.J. (Arnold Joseph)
“The holly and the ivy
Are plants that are well known
Of all the trees that grow in the woods
The holly bears the crown.”
—Unknown. The Holly and the Ivy (l. 14)