bluets


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bluets

bluets

Small cute white, blue or violet flowers with 4 petals and a yellow center. Helps bladder, bedwetting, gout, kills head lice, anorexia, appetite loss, heartburn and anemia, colic, cramps, constipation, diabetes, jaundice, kidney problems, and liver disease, reduces fevers, blood cleanser, removes freckles, sun spots, clears blemishes, skin softener.
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With many of the summer species in decline or gone (having completed their life cycle by mating and depositing eggs in the pond), brilliant-red meadowhawks become the dominant odes, along with spreadwings and familiar bluets.
It also is possible that tandem pairs are more active, and thus, more visible (and more likely to be collected) in later than in earlier stages, or that the large aggregations of familiar bluets at our study site induced lowered efficiency of oviposition (a density-dependent effect seen elsewhere for this species; Moss, 1992).
With ingenuity reminiscent of Roland Barthe's A Lover's Discourse, Bluets is comprised of 233 entries alternately discursive, prodding, confessional, and from which the outline of a narrative emerges: jilted love, loneliness, a friend whose feet take on hues of blue after a paralyzing accident.
We seeded white Dutch clover into bare areas of the lawn, and encouraged wild violets and bluets to grow into a low-maintenance lawn that stays green without irrigation, even through the hot, dry periods of August.
Both she and he had published literary work as college students, she in Biltmore Junior College's Bluets and he in Carolina Magazine.
Other groups with such common names as spreadwings, dancers, and bluets are our most frequently encountered damselflies.
His company, Les Bluets Mistassini Ltee, sells fresh and frozen blueberries, and now cranberries, to customers in Canada and internationally.
Les chevelures, bien collees sur les fronts et tordues a la nuque, avaient,/ en couronnes, /en grappes /ou en rameaux, des myosotis, du jasmin, des fleurs de grenadier, des epis ou des bluets (52).
Factors determining fruit set in heterostylous bluets, Houstonia caerulea (Rubiaceae).
Les Bluets Cotton Print, a traditional floral, is adapted from a 1774 Reveillon print and combines diamond patterning, delicate woven garlands and a pointillist background.