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Germander   Listen

Any of various plants of the genus Teucrium.

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"Germander" Quotes from Famous Books

... 10. SPEEDWELL. "The Germander Speedwell is a slender, wiry plant, whose stem sometimes creeps along the surface of the ground before it grows upwards. The flowers have four small petals of the brightest blue, and within the flower at the foot of the petals is a small white circle, ...
— Selections from Wordsworth and Tennyson • William Wordsworth and Alfred Lord Tennyson

... stream of life, the innumerable living organisms that make up the dust of the sunshine. Pink and white, black and yellow spores from the mushrooms over the fence in the pasture; pollen pushed from the glumes of the red top grasses and the lilac spires of the hedge nettle and germander by the roadside; shoals of spores from the mosses and ferns by the trees and in the swamp; all these life particles rose and floated in the haze, giving it tints and meanings strangely sweet. When a farmer's buggy passed along the old road the haze became a warm pink, like ...
— Some Summer Days in Iowa • Frederick John Lazell

... but seedlings were observed in abundance on every side of the plant, some to the distance of six feet. Plants dispersing seeds in this manner have been called catapult fruits. Examine ripening fruits of blue curls, pennyroyal, germander, balm, horehound, dittany, hyssop, basil, marjoram, thyme, savory, catmint, skullcap, self-heal, dragon's head, motherwort, and various ...
— Seed Dispersal • William J. Beal

Words linked to "Germander" :   Teucrium marum, genus Teucrium, wall germander, American germander, germander speedwell, subshrub, Teucrium canadense, Teucrium scorodonia, wood sage, Teucrium chamaedrys, marum, suffrutex, cat thyme, Teucrium

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