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quince

(kwints),
The edible fruit of Cydonia oblongata (family Rosaceae); the seeds have demulcent properties.

quince (kwins),

n Latin name:
Cydonia oblonga; parts used: seeds, fruit; uses: diarrhea, gonorrhea, dysentery, thrush, sore throat, canker sores, gum conditions, possible treatment for cancer; precautions: pregnancy, lactation; seeds are toxic. Also called
common quince or
golden apple.

quince

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Organically Grown buyer Keogh said quince trees were still common in the Willamette Valley in the 1950s, and he knows of some baby boomer-era trees still alive in Junction City.
Though you may not see many quince trees stretching their limbs toward the sky--fewer than 200 acres of quince are commercially grown in the United States--they still play an important agricultural role below the soil.
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The garden also has a magnolia and flower borders, birch and quince trees, espalier pear and mature apple trees, plus a shed and a greenhouse.
near the quince trees, between garden and woodpile,
Other tree species are planted in the town such as the peach, cherry, fig, pear and quince trees.
This means that pear, peach, tart cherry and quince trees are self-fertile as well as most blackberries, blueberries and raspberries, both black and purple.
The first half of the poem describes a spring garden with watered quince trees and shady vines.