willow herb


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willow herb,

name for several plants, among them the fireweed (see evening primroseevening primrose,
common name for the Onagraceae, a family of plants of worldwide distribution, most species of which grow as herbs in the temperate New World, and specifically for members of the genus Oenothera.
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willow herb

indicates affectation. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
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Epilobium angustifolium, commonly known as willow herb or fireweed, is a plant species found in many parts of the world.
Calcium concentrations were low in lichens (18-27 retool/kg; Table 3), and in horsetail, willow, blueberry, and willow herb. Comparatively high levels of Ca occurred in shrubs, except for dwarf birch.
It's the two I have to do battle with most - rosebay willow herb and ash tree seedlings.
Q I have a problem with the weed willow herb. I have tried Weedol but it just seems to burn the leaves, though it regrows again.
Okay, so they're really affectionate and entertaining, and they've been really useful in clearing overgrown ground of brambles, willow herb, and other unwanted vegetation, but they are pretty time-consuming and, as they're not milking, we get precious little back from them.
Willow herb (Epilobium angustifolium L., Oenotheraceae) is used in folk medicine for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and associated problems of micturition (Wichtl, 1989).
Alice Kimpton, site man-ager for the reserve at the Ainsdale sand dunes, said: ``The ponies will be here for a three month trial; we're hoping they will eat everything from birch saplings to rose bay willow herb.
I'd have the perfect spot to grow a plant I've been longing to try: the white form of the willow herb, Epilobium angustifolium album.
It contains chamomile, aloe vera, vitamin E and baby oil to soothe and moisturize skin, and pumpkin, willow herb and saw palmetto extract to slow new hair growth.
To where, below, pink willow herb and scarlet campion
Large clumps of ragwort, willow herb and other weeds, untrimmed edges leading to grass growing in gutters.
At its home in the Loire Valley in France and Sancerre in particular the grape has the aroma of freshly cut grass, elderflower, dandelions and willow herb. The flavour is sheer and clean with nuances of fresh vegetables and salad such as cucumber with herbal notes of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.