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Adj.1.prickly-leaved - having prickly leaves
leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"
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Posed on a black background, the prickly-leaved nuisance glows like a jewel, adorned by meticulously rendered insects, a part of creation often viewed as repellent as well.
Especially prized are plates of unusual plants, such as crested sida, crimson monarda, hairy wachendorfia, Norfolk-island lagunaea, prickly-leaved massonia, sweet-scented tritonia, and winged-podded sophora.
Superstition says that if you bring prickly-leaved holly into the house, the woman in the house will rule the roost for the coming year.