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heather

Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub that contains arbutin, carotene, citric and fumaric acids, flavonoids, tannins and volatile oils; it is antitussive, mildly sedative, a urinary tract antiseptic, and has been used for rheumatic complaints and gout.
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Homogyne alpina Crassulaceae 0.14 [+ or -] 0.06 Sedum rizoides Sempervivum montanum Cupressaceae 3.37 [+ or -] 1.25 Juniperus communis Ericaceae 5.30 [+ or -] 1.03 Arcostaphylos uva-ursi Calluna vulgaris Loiseleuria procumbens Rhododendron ferrugineum Vaccinium myrtillus Vaccinium uliginosum Vaccinium vitis-idaea Vaccinium sp.
La valoracion del parametro frente a la presencia de polenes de Jasione montana y Calluna vulgaris es inversa o inexistente, salvo para el caso de C.
Chemopreventive effects of Calluna vulgaris and Vitis vinifera extracts on UVB-induced skin damage in SKH-1 hairless mice.
Additional keywords: Calluna vulgaris, rotational burning, upland heath, fire severity, carbon budgets.
nemorosa, Primula officinalis, Oxalis acetosella, Calluna vulgaris, Linnaea borealis, and Trientalis europaea.
of Feeding times bout eaten (min) Blue- and cowberry (Vaccinium myrtillus, 1267 14 [+ or -] 1 V vitis-idaea) Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) 688 9 [+ or -] 1 Grass/sedge (Poaceae/Carex spp.) 254 10 [+ or -] 1 Spruce (Picea abies) 50 6 [+ or -] 1 Heather (Calluna vulgaris) 38 11 [+ or -] 3 Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) 9 4 [+ or -] 1 Supplemental food (Avena sativa, Triticum 4 8 [+ or -] 7 aestivum, Zea mays) Meadowsweet (Spiraea tomentosa) 4 8 [+ or -] 5 Wild rosemary (Ledum palustre) 4 7 [+ or -] 6 Larch (Larix decidua) 3 5 [+ or -] 0 Oak (Quercus robur) 2 5 [+ or -] 3 Rasp- and blackberry (Rubus idaeus, R.
As the frost melts, the black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens') and Scotch heathers (Calluna vulgaris) in the foreground reveal their colors.
Calluna vulgaris Show gardens such as those at Cardiff, Chelsea and other horticultural events are entertaining promotions for new ideas and plants - but where are the weeds?
hemeradiophore trees Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull hemeradiophore wetlands Capsicum annuum (Longum group) anthropophyte pot plants Carum carvi L.
Bud bloomers or Calluna vulgaris, which is also known as ling or Scotch heather, are especially useful as their flowers never fully open.
Roedd y grug croesddail (Erica tetralix; cross-leaved heath) a grug yr ysgub (Calluna vulgaris; heather) yn eu blodau ac addewid am lawer mwy.
2009) we reported on the use of rotational burning of heather (Calluna vulgaris) to improve the grazing and habitat, especially for grouse (Lapogus lapogus scoticus), using data collected from a grouse moor in the Yorkshire Dales, UK.