Parrot's Beak


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Parrot's Beak,

region of SE Cambodia indenting S Vietnam. During the Vietnam WarVietnam War,
conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam between government forces aided by the United States and guerrilla forces aided by North Vietnam. The war began soon after the Geneva Conference provisionally divided (1954) Vietnam at 17° N lat.
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, it was a staging ground for Communist forces against South Vietnam. In Apr., 1970, U.S. and South Vietnamese forces invaded the region in an effort to destroy the sanctuary.
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Have them point to the parrot's beak. Their beaks are so strong that parrots use them to help climb trees.
Gary Mason of Los Angeles-based Sanctuary Landscape Architecture (sanctuaryla.net) added a sinuous path of steppingstones through the shimmery mounds of 'Elijah Blue' fescue; blue-green Crassula, Echeveria, and Senecio; and orange-flowered parrot's beak (Lotus berthelotii), nestled among angular rocks.
SCIENTISTS have found a feathered, flesh-eating, 1.3 ton dinosaur with a parrot's beak and sharp claws, called Gigantoraptor, in China.
Pictured top: his last somewhat unflattering self-portrait; above, his wife Natalya - 'I am married - and happy; my only desire is that nothing in my life should change' he wrote a week after marrying his 18-year-old bride; his weak-willed father Sergey Puskhin, short and stout with a nose like a parrot's beak; his incurably restless, domineering mother Nadezhda Pushkina
Here, Sunset test garden coordinator Bud Stuckey paired a bicolored signet called 'Paprika' (top) with orange-red Lantana 'Radiation' (center) and parrot's beak (Lotus berthelotii; bottom), whose trailing silvergray stems are dotted with flowers that look like tiny flames.
For plants that plunge over and dangle down, use ivy geranium, lobelia, and Lotus berthelotii (also called parrot's beak).