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firethorn:

see pyracanthapyracantha
or firethorn,
any hardwood evergreen shrub of the genus Pyracantha of the family Rosaceae (rose family). Native from S Europe to W China, pyracanthas are now cultivated elsewhere (often as hedge plants or espaliered on walls) for their red fruits and
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firethorn

firethorn

Thorny hedge with waxy oval leaves and huge bunches of red berries. Makes great protective security barrier for home because of sharp thorns. Berries are quite mealy tasting but don’t eat the seeds (contain cyanide). Most popular use for berries is making jam.
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Atlanta-based Firethorn is a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc.
AT&T, Inc (NYSE: T) and Firethorn Holdings, LLC, a unit of Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), have announced that they would provide mobile banking services to iPhone customers.
I refer, in particular, to the more than 10-foot-tall, rapidly growing, rangy firethorn species (Pyracantha coccinea).
Jim Straight, senior vice president of consumer products for Verizon, said, "Our relationship with Firethorn allows us to bring together great brands.
Firethorns respond well to training and will bind together to form a burglar deterrent, as their stems are covered in an armoury of vicious spines.
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Hodges most recently was CFO for Firethorn Holdings LLC, a mobile banking and payments company and part of Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM).
Trained by 'Sunny' Jim Fitzsimmons and ridden by Willie Saunders, he got the better of a duel with Firethorn and scored by a length and a half.
The application is being offered in partnership with mobile payments provider Firethorn Holdings, a Qualcomm, Inc (NASDAQ: QCOM) company.
A mobile banking service provided by Firethorn Holdings LLC of Atlanta now allows bank customers to conduct much of their business by cell phone, and at least two banks active in Arkansas have signed up even though only two wireless providers currently support the service.
Plants that can be used to create a barrier against intruders include firethorn, mahonia, hawthorn, roses, berberis, pyracantha and holly.
Firethorn (pyracantha) and holly are two examples of readily available shrubs that could provide a nest site within a few years.