devil's club


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devil's club

n.
A spiny deciduous shrub (Oplopanax horridus) of western North America, having wide palmate leaves, greenish-white flowers, and scarlet fruit clustered in umbels.
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HORSES moved off the bottom of the Camp Hill League after chalking up only their second win in 11 games - a 4-3 home success over Devil's Club, who are just two points ahead of Wagon who take over at the foot of the table following a 5-2 defeat at Lions.
Devil's club (DC, Oplopanax horridus) is an important medicinal herb of the Pacific Northwest which has significant antiproliferation activity against a variety of human tumor cell lines in vitro.
Root bark of the thorny devil's club, for example, is being developed as a substitute for insulin in the treatment of diabetes.
Paddle past sea otters and bald eagles on Kachemak Bay near Homer, Alaska, then set up camp and learn to forage for edible plants like Devil's Club buds.
In the Consolation Cup, Holy Gulp beat Wagon and in the final they will now meet Devil's Club who accounted for Horses.
can believe that anything more substantial than devil's club will ever again grow in that eroded wasteland .
THE Camp Hill League got their new season underway and the early pacesetters are Holy Gulp who handed out a 7-0 whitewash to their visitor's Devil's Club.
Secondplaced Gulp Tribe won at Wagonners and Scruffy Ringers replaced Bordesley in third place after their win over Devil's Club.
It saw league leaders Cotterills Lane Club win 5-2 away to next-to-bottom Devil's Club.
The Consolation Cup saw Scruffy Ringers beat Wagonners and Westminster Lions take out Devil's Club.
SCRUFFY Ringers began their defence of the Camp Hill League title with a 4-3 win at Devil's Club, while last season's runners-up, Cotterills Lane Club, had a 6-1 win at Bordesley Labour Club.
Shaftmoor Lions, Scruffy Ringers and Bordesley Labour Club were all winners, defeating in turn Station, Wagonners and Devil's Club.