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bluet:

see maddermadder,
common name for the Rubiaceae, a family of chiefly tropical and subtropical trees, shrubs, and herbs, especially abundant in N South America. The family is important economically for several tropical crops, e.g., coffee, quinine, and ipecac, and for many ornamentals, e.g.
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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).
The negative electivity indices for seeds and/or foliage of Johnsongrass (-0.93), King Ranch bluestem grass (-0.96), prickly pear (-0.59), oneseed croton (-0.91), prairie bluet (-0.95), and Lindheimer senna (-0.99) indicated avoidance.
These include four members of the genus Helianthus (the sunflowers), Silphium integrifolium (rosin-weed), Silphium perfoliatum (cup plant), Solidago speciosa (showy goldenrod), Allium (wild onion), two species of Anermone, Liatris aspera (rough gayfeather), Hedyotis nigricans (narrowleaf bluet), Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly milkweed), Calylophus serrulatus (plains yellow primrose), and Aster sericeus (silky aster).
doubledayi have the typical bluet color pattern of pale blue abdomens with black dorsal marking like all other species in the carunculatum-minusculum clade except E.
The species composition on moist-soil units and seasonal wetlands was similar except that the moist-soil units had more Sympetrum (meadowhawk dragonfly), Lestes (spreadwing damselfly), and Enallagma (bluet damselfly) species present than did the seasonal wetlands.
ATTRACT an interesting range of birds into your garden throughout winter by starting now to regularly provide fresh water and different foods such as thistle seed for finches, nuts for bluet its and coal tits, and breadcrumbs, apple cores and currants for robins and blackbirds.
LIVERPOOL welter weight David Keir challenges for the Central Area title in Barnsley tomorrow knowing that victory could light the bluet ouch paper on his professional career.
During the course of the novel, Ellen is expecting her tenth child, (14) even though her ninth, Bluet, is still an infant.
It is typical of James Schuyler's wonderful humility that in his poem "The Bluet" the friend owns pride of place in the very first line.
the Fable of the Bees (1726), contributions to a few journals, George Bluet's An Enquiry whether a General Practice of Virtue tends to the Wealth or Poverty, Benefit or Disadvantage of a People ...
In full sun, plant early settlers' flowers and herbs such as musk mallow, bellflower, sweet william, Jerusalem cross, Dame's-rocket, sweet cicely, sage, and indispensable Oriental poppy, fortified by the mountain bluet to help prop up its sprawling stems.
The next spring, many of the same families came out again to plant more perennials, adding perennial blue flax, mountain bluet, butter-and-eggs (it's becoming a problem), prairie coneflower, as well as self-sowing wildflowers, including California poppy, bird's-eyes, and fiddleneck.