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lousewort

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Mr Guy Corbett-Marshall, trust director, said: "Already pounds 13,000 has been pledged towards the appeal, but another pounds 47,000 is needed if these 40 acres containing two county rarities - common cow-wheat and lousewort - and loads of orchids are to be saved.
Moose, bear, and the Furbish lousewort, an endangered plant found only along the Upper St.
mysticetus), whooping crane (Grus americana), Eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis), Kirtland's warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii), leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), and Furbish lousewort (Pedicularis furbishiae) as endangered.
That would be a truly unnatural act, of course--one no selfrespecting tree, furbish lousewort, or moose would consider.
volumes state, That the plant's a Furbish lousewort.
The technical quality of the portraiture is so fine, the composition so pleasing, that we gladly contemplate for a few moments creatures as strange as the Furbish lousewort (yes, at last we have a look at the plant with the fabled name) and the American burying beetle.
In the understory of deciduous forests in Ontario, Laverty and Plowright (1988) recorded enhanced fruit and seed set in mayapples (Podophyllum peltatum) that were associated with lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis) than in those far from lousewort.
Abundant wild flowers include marsh and spotted orchids, lousewort, yellow rattle, bird's-foot trefoil, meadow vetchling, tufted vetch, devil's-bit scabious, betony and knapweed, which attract hosts of bees and butterflies such as ringlets, meadow and hedge browns, small skippers and common blues.
Seven to 20 days later, other species start to flower, such as dryas (Dryas integrifolia), Arctic heather (Cassiope tetragona), lousewort (Pedicularis lanata), and moss campion (Silene acaulis).