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Anemone

a genus of the plant family Ranunculaceae. Contains the toxic glycoside protoanemonin which causes abdominal pain, oral mucosal erosions, salivation, diarrhea. Includes A. hortensis (A. stellata), A. nemorosa (wood anemone), A. patens (A. pavonina), A. pulsatilla (pasque flower).
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Like corals and jellyfish, the sea anemone -- Nematostella vectensis -- is a member of the Cnidaria family, which is over 700 million years old.
Mr Durrant calls it the fairy anemone "as it's so small, delicate and elusive".
Please send cheques and postal orders made payable to Mr Fothergill's to People Anemone Offer, Mr Fothergill's, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG and clearly state your name and address.
The white anemones have been named Edwardsiella andrillae, in honor of the ANDRILL Program.
Only the clown fish, which has a mucous covering that protects it from the dangerous stinging tentacles of anemones that can even paralyse, can hide in the prickly, stinging sea anemones," said AlMahmoud.
In a small garden, they make reliable back-of-the-border plants behind summer bedding, which can be removed when the anemones are ready to bloom.
Japanese anemones are very hardy and generally trouble free although powdery mildew and leaf spot can sometimes be troublesome.
The hermit crab and the anemone are a perfect example of a symbiotic relationship known as mutualism, whereby two parties benefit from maintaining a close relationship with one another.
Little things, like barnacles, start growing on it, then some bigger things, like anemones and small coral.