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yerba buena

(yĕr`bə bwā`nə), trailing evergreen perennial (Micromeria chamissonis) of the family Labiatae (mintmint,
in botany, common name for members of the Labiatae, a large family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs. Several species are shrubby or climbing forms or, rarely, small trees.
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 family). It is native to W North America and especially common to woodland areas along the Pacific coast. Its aromatic leaves were gathered by the Native Americans of California for use in a medicinal tea. Yerba buena is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Lamiales, family Labiatae.
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Yerba Buena seems to be Xiomara Laugart (vocals), El Chino (vocals), Pedro Martinez (vocals, percussion), Cucu Diamantes (vocals), Ron Blake (sax, flute, vocals), Rashawn Ross (trumpet, vocals), guiding light Andres Levin (keys, bass), Sebastian Steinberg (bass--late of Neil Finn's 7 Worlds Collide), Terreon "Tank" Gully (drums), and Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez (drums/vocals)--although the line-up from track to track can vary immensely and is generally supplemented by another half-dozen or more guests (Roy Hargrove, Meshell N'degeocello, Stic.
During preliminary design of the new east span, Caltrans conceptualized a continuous skyway from Oakland to Yerba Buena Island, basically two elevated concrete segmental structures.
Soon, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts was planned as a forum and showcase for non-mainstream, experimental art.
The Festival takes place from May 5 through October 28 and hosts over 100 free events at The Yerba Buena Gardens, located at Mission St.
View brilliant flower carpets depicting famous Italian scenes at Celebrazione di Italia's second annual Infiorata, part of the ninth annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival More then 250,000 flowers form the floral displays, which cover 3,600 square feet on Yerba Buena Gardens' upper and lower outdoor terraces, adjacent to the fountains.
18-July 1): "One Hundred Models and Endless Rejects," an exhibition of Marlene Dumas's drawings and eight new paintings (two other canvases will be included in "Painting at the Edge of the World" at the Walker Art Center from February 10 to May 6); "Rineke Dijkstra: Portraits" (the photographer has her first solo US museum show at the Art Institute of Chicago from March 2 to July 29); and "Laylah Ali," consisting of gouache-and-ink "Greenheads" and new work (Ali will be included in the "Try This On" series at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, from February 10 to May 6).
The quartet will celebrate its anniversary with a three-concert series this fall at Brooklyn Academy of Music, a four-concert set in San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater (where vocalist Diamanda Galas will guest), and single dates throughout the country.
Now reaching fruition after a long gestation period, the Yerba Buena Gardens development in San Francisco shows how a collection of individual parts does not necessarily engage to create a responsive urban whole.
8, 2010, from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Yerba Buena Gardens arts complex.
Led by guitarist-producer Andres Levin, Yerba Buena delivers an upbeat concept album described as "a soundtrack for urban living.