barrenwort


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barrenwort

(ˈbærənˌwɜːt)
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(Plants) a herbaceous European berberidaceous plant, Epimedium alpinum, having red-and-yellow star-shaped flowers
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Noun1.barrenwort - slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stemsbarrenwort - slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stems; used as ground cover
Epimedium, genus Epimedium - herbaceous perennials of Mediterranean to India and eastern Asia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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They use a natural recipe which includes lean pork, seasoning and natural viagra L'Arginine, barrenwort, (also known as Horny Goat Weed), and Korean, Red Chinese & Siberian Ginseng.
Epimedium, commonly called Barrenwort or Bishop's Mitre, is a close relative of our spiky berberis and mahonia and can be a wonderful addition to the shady corners of your garden for almost 12 months of the year.
Perennials, such as Barrenwort (Epimedium), are good for dry shade, and don't need to be replanted.