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caragana

(ˌkærəˈɡɑːnə; ˌkærəˈɡeɪnə)
n
any of various shrubs and small trees with golden flowers of the genus Caragana and of the family Fabaceae, native to Asia and east Europe and widely planted in North America as windbreaks
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Noun1.caragana - any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear podcaragana - any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod
genus Caragana - large genus of Asiatic deciduous shrubs or small trees
Caragana arborescens, Siberian pea tree - large spiny shrub of eastern Asia having clusters of yellow flowers; often cultivated in shelterbelts and hedges
Caragana sinica, Chinese pea tree - shrub with dark-green glossy foliage and solitary pale yellow flowers; northern China
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Soil chemical and microbiological properties along a chronosequence of Caragana microphylla Lam.
They found that three species, namely; Artemisia ordosica, Caragana korshinskii and Hedysarum scoparium exhibited significantly different number of viable seeds in soils from differently aged stands.
Nitrogen-fixing trees--alders, caragana, and buffalo berry for example--can also help keep nitrogen in the soil of garden plots and smaller crop plots if used as a shelterbelt, and if their root systems are allowed to develop under the crop area.
2013) investigated the water balance difference in homogeneous and layered soils under Caragana korshinkii stands in a semiarid region and found that the annual water balance components were greatly affected by soil layering.
Architectural plasticity and growth responses of Hippophae rhamnoides and Caragana intermedia seedlings to simulated water stress.
3] plants such as Caragana microphylla, a leguminous shrub and Stipagrandis, a grass was stimulated by elevated C[O.
Results: The extract of Caragana sinica (Buc'hoz) Rehder was identified as the best candidate from our screening approach.
The commercial concentrate, hay and the three main herbages (thyme, licorice, and Caragana) covering more than 80% (thyme, about 30%; licorice, about 10%; Caragana, about 40%) of the land were sampled to analyze their chemical compositions.
Lamoureux provides this example of a guild: The canopy layer of fruit trees can be surrounded with nitrogen-fixing plants or shrubs, like clover or caragana (Siberian pea shrub).
For something more unusual, why not seek out Caragana arborescens 'pendula' or 'walker'?
very small plants, height not exceeding 6 cm), Caragana frumex (L) C.