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fringe tree

fringe tree

Oval opposite leaves with white “fringy” flowers in drooping clusters that look like shredded paper, and bluish black olive-like fruit with one stone. Fruit is edible but not good tasting. Bark tea has been used historically internally and externally to treat wounds, sores, infections, inflammations of the eye, mouth, gums, liver, gallbladder. Dried root bark used for liver, gallbladder pain, gallstones, jaundice, chronic weakness, headache, gallstones, rheumatism, pancreas, spleen, reduce sugar levels, stimulate appetite and digestion. A favorite plant for liver health.
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Pirate by Whisker City: Get your cat ready for the high seas in this pirate hat, embellished with a glittery skull and sword and feathery white fringe.
Some men and women dressed in the long pants and hats of traditional Turkish clothing while others donned pastel colored Russian dresses with their distinctive white fringe.
A matching beaded saddle blanket with long white fringe is just barely visible over the horses rump .
Its relatively long brown tail sports a white fringe and is white underneath, forming the characteristic "white flag" when the tail is raised as the animal bounds along.
The gazebo was flanked by iron urns filled with yellow and white roses, delphinium, and grape hyacinth, and the couple knelt on prie-Dieu on a white fringe carpet under a canopy of tulle.
The exclusive Mac style:Revealing: The slash fronted, white fringe dress was part of 2004's spring/summer collection, and has been seen on several celebrities High glamour: Julien's famous technicolour frills feature in next summer's range, shown at London Fashion Week, a fortnight ago