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Meadow

Professor Sir Samuel Roy Meadow. A British paediatrician who was knighted for his crusade against abuse of children by their parents. Meadow’s Law, “One sudden infant death is a tragedy, two is suspicious and three is murder”, was  widely adopted by social workers and child protection agencies in the UK. He fell from grace when the General Medical Council (GMC) found that he had offered  “erroneous” and “misleading” evidence in the case of Sally Clark and other mothers, and struck him from the register (he was later reinstated). Meadow is also known for Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, though the validity of this condition has not been universally accepted.
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then they performed similar analyses for four species of Thalictrum, commonly called meadow rue, and Isopyrum, or false rue anemone, and a few other members of the buttercup family, of which the columbine is a member.
The free event, for ages 21 or older, will feature music from the string band Meadow Rue. Oakshire will donate a percentage of the evening's proceeds to Healthy Moves.
Some of my favorites: astilbe, bugbane (Cimicifuga), columbine (Aquilegia), daylilies (Hemerocallis), euphorbias, filipendula, geraniums, meadow rue (Thalictrum), and peonies, and, in the wooded areas, hellebores by the hundreds.
Several wildflowers which grow in moist or wet locations are wild iris, red trillium, meadow rue and swamp buttercup.