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yerba buena

(yĕr`bə bwā`nə), trailing evergreen perennial (Micromeria chamissonis) of the family Labiatae (mintmint,
in botany, common name for members of the Labiatae, a large family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs. Several species are shrubby or climbing forms or, rarely, small trees.
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 family). It is native to W North America and especially common to woodland areas along the Pacific coast. Its aromatic leaves were gathered by the Native Americans of California for use in a medicinal tea. Yerba buena is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Lamiales, family Labiatae.
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Masterfully blending "historic" authenticity and modern innovation in two contrasting towers, the Private Residences will fill the Yerba Buena district's last remaining buildable space with residences of world-class elegance and refinement.
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La unica que le hizo falta a la cubanita de la salsa fue la Yerba Buena, la que lo pone a mover las caderas y que puede tomar todas las veces que quiera, porque no tiene efectos secundarios.
In 1835, an English captain put up the first permanent residence in Yerba Buena Cove.
If the Bay Bridge had only one great silver suspension span from the Embarcadero to Yerba Buena Island it would probably be more of a rival to the Golden Gate span.
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(Attention Ketchikan and Gravina Island.) Truth be told, islands often figure prominently in bridge building: Lake Washington Floating Bridge and Mercer Island; Golden Gate Bridge and Yerba Buena Island, to name two that are near to us.
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Then, on June 24-25, Intersection hoists itself to nearby Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, where two community forums will take on the role of alternative art and culture, with specific emphases on hybridized and interdisciplinary work, as well as art and activism.
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