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poplar,

n Latin names:
Populus alba, Populus termuloides, Populus nigra; part used: bark; uses: arthritis, diarrhea, urinary infections, colds, gastrointestinal complaints; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children younger than twelve, asthma, coagulation disorders, anticoagulant disorders, salicylate sensitivity, nasal polyps, hepatoxicity. Also called
American aspen, black poplar, quaking aspen, or
white poplar.
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Pomegranate.
References in classic literature ?
The poplar was amazed and indignant, for she was a very honest tree.
And then she told us the old legend that the cross on which the Saviour of the world suffered was made of aspen poplar wood and so never again could its poor, shaken, shivering leaves know rest or peace.
It was dusk turning to dark by the time they reached the remote green by the poplars and accepted the new and aimless game of shooting at the old mark.
The last light seemed to fade from the lawn, and the poplars against the sunset were like great plumes upon a purple hearse, when the futile procession finally curved round,and came out in front of the target.
A black poplar tree in the grounds of Acklington Church of England First School is one of 10 finalists in England's Tree of the Year, organised by the Woodland Trust.
Contract award: Poplar HARCA Ltd Insurance Services Contract 2015.
Partially irrigated hybrid poplar plantation at a demonstration field site in Clarksburg, California, about 1 1/2 years after planting.
Paul Barker has been appointed as general manager of the Poplar Tree Garden Centre in Shincliffe on the outskirts of Durham.
17 years: Stephen Crane, 55, Lutterworth, Leicestershire 12 years: Paul Harwood, 61, Urmston, Greater Manchester 8 years: Stephen Harwood, 25, Urmston, Greater Manchester WHOLESALERS/DEALERS: 21 years: Carl Wall, 37, Poplar Close, Halewood 15 years: Gerard Mooney, 31, Denstone Avenue, Aintree 9 years: Darren Williams, 39, Crompton Drive, West Derby 11 years: Anthony Preston, 35, Speakman Way, Prescot 8 years: Christopher Morris, 40, Poplar Way, Huyton 20 years: Omar Amin, 32, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester 17.
The final phase of the YorKshire Housing Poplar development, a PS1.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation ("Magellan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MPET) today announced that on August 2, 2013, the Company obtained permits from the US Bureau of Land Management to drill five wells on its leases at Poplar Dome ("Poplar") in Roosevelt County, Montana.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- With the surge in mercury levels, the Russian poplar trees are posing a health hazard for the residents of Srinagar.