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Kalmia

genus of North American trees in the family Ericaceae; contains the poisonous tetracyclic polyol, andromedotoxin; causes vomiting, incoordination, paralysis and hyperexcitability. Includes K. angustifolia (dwarf laurel), K. latifolia (mountain laurel), K. polifolia var. microphylla (hog laurel).
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The impact of Kalmia on plantation performance in central Newfoundland.
It would not surprise if Carrigeen Kalmia were given most to do by the top weight and former Gold Cup third Forget The Past.
In recent seasons, Liz has won four chases, including a valuable handicap at Leopardstown, on Carrigeen Kalmia, a daughter of another useful racemare Carrigeen Kerria, who has proved a fine broodmare.
Some plants like rhododendrons, camellias, Pieris and Kalmia will need an acidic soil in order to thrive.
This project is to install a storm drain system in Locust Avenue, Carrie Lane, Kalmia Avenue, and Pettit Street to convey storm water for the San Timoteo Foothill Nei ghborhood area and discharge to existing storm drain in Pettit Street.
White birch Betula papyrifera * * Leatherleaf Chamaedaphne calyculata * Alternate-leaved dogwood Cornus alternifolia * Red-osier dogwood Cornus stolonifera * * Beaked hazelnut Corylus cornuta * Northern bush honeysuckle Diervilla lonicera * Dwarf huckleberry Galussacia dumosa * Sheep laurel Kalmia angustifolia * * Bog laurel Kalmia polifolia * Larch Larix laricina * Labrador tea Ledum groenlandicum * * Northern honeysuckle Lonicera villosa * Sweet gale Myrica gale * Mountain holly Nemopanthus mucronata * * White spruce Picea glauca * * Black spruce Picea mariana * * Cherry Prunus spp.
Junction City police officers entered a house at Fourth Avenue and Kalmia Street and found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a large quantity of marijuana, police said.
For hierarchical cluster analysis, objects were classified into dendrograms by calculating distance according to the closeness of between-individual distances by means of the Ward method (WinSTAT program, Kalmia, Cambridge, MA, USA).
Rhoddies belong to the plant family ericaceae and, with the azaleas, heathers and kalmia, require an acid soil.
The district is bounded by 30th and 32nd streets running north and south, and Laurel and Kalmia Streets running roughly east and west.
The nine-year-old won the second race of his comeback from injury when beating Carrigeen Kalmia by eight lengths on Thursday, and has options in the shape of the Betfair Chase at Haydock a fortnight today and the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown on December 7.