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, common name for the Plumbaginaceae, a family of perennial herbs and shrubs usually found in semiarid regions, especially of the Mediterranean area and Central Asia. Several species—e.g.
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thrift

Rare vigorous thriving or growth, as of a plant

thrift

any of numerous perennial plumbaginaceous low-growing plants of the genus Armeria, esp A. maritima, of Europe, W Asia, and North America, having narrow leaves and round heads of pink or white flowers
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BEIJING -- Economists and Chinese leaders for years have worried that China's predominantly export-driven growth is unsustainable, with poverty, the isolation of its rural citizens, and a culture of thriftiness hampering domestic demand.
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