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bartsia

(ˈbɑːtsɪə)
n
(Plants) any of several species of semiparasitic scrophulariaceous plants, including red bartsia (Odontites verna), a pink-flowered weed of cornfields
[C18: New Latin, named after Johann Bartsch (died 1738), German botanist]
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The headland has been designated an 'important plant area' by Plantlife, and some of the rare species to be photographed include hairy bird's foot trefoil, yellow bartsia, hare's foot clover and western clover.
Juncus trifidus, Bistorta vivipara, Poa alpina, Dryas octopetala, Bartsia alpina and Omalotheca supina manifest the highest association ability.
Hill (3) Orobanchaceae Bartsia jujuyensis Cabrera & Botta (9) Poaceae Anatherostipa brevis (Torres) Penailillo (4) Poaceae Aristida pubescens Caro & E.
Hill * Montiaceae Calandrinia acaulis Kunth x Orobanchaceae Bartsia diffusa Molau x Castilleja pumila (Benth.
The dunes are home to over 450 plant species, including 33 that are locally or regionally rare like petalwort, seaside centaury, yellow bartsia, round-leaved wintergreen, dune helleborine and pendulous flowered helleborine.
The dunes are home to over 450 plant species including 33 that are locally or regionally rare like petalwort, seaside centaury, yellow bartsia, round-leaved wintergreen, dune helleborine and pendulous flowered helleborine.
Broguestown Stud offers Red Bartsia (991), a Barathea half-sister to popular stayer Persian Punch and to the dam of Aqlaam, while Osberstown Stud sends through Inforapenny (912), who was third in the 2000 Irish Oaks and who is carrying to Excellent Art.
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To determine whether gene transfer takes place in the opposite direction--from parasite to host--Palmer's team compared several genes from different species of the common weed genus Plantago with those in parasitic flower species of the Bartsia and Cuscuta genera.
Runner-up to highly-rated Dibiya at Galway, Weld's charge was caught late by Red Bartsia at Tralee last time, when he finished twelve lengths clear of the remainder.