stag's horn


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stag's horn

(ˈstæɡˌhɔːn) or

staghorn

n
1. (Art Terms) the antlers of a stag used as a material for carved implements
2. (Plants) a creeping variety of club moss, Lycopodium clavatum, growing on moors and mountains, having silvery hair points on its leaves
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The familiar details came out: the stag's horns, the bookshelves, the looking-glass, the stove with its ventilator, which had long wanted mending, his father's sofa, a large table, on the table an open book, a broken ash tray, a manuscript book with his handwriting.
The stag's horn sumach, or Rhus typhina, can also be relied on for autumn impact when its lance-shaped green leaves turn shades of orange, red, yellow and purple.
SUMACH THE Stag's Horn Sumach, or Rhus typhina, is one of the best shrubs for autumn impact.
The winter-flowering cherry, stag's horn sumach, sorbus (wild mountain ash) and varieties of cornus can also paint a palette of vivid colours.
Colonies of rare Stag's Horn Clubmoss have been found in a conservation survey near Tregaron ahead of tree felling.
The reason is a rare plant called stag's horn clubmoss (Lycopodium clavatum), found near Tregaron in a conservation survey ahead of tree felling.
Smaller ferns, such as the stag's horn and the Boston fern, also like moisture and will be happy to live in steamy bathrooms with good light.
So find a spot for amazing plants, such as Amelanchier, Japanese acers, the smoke bush Cotinus coggygria and stag's horn sumach to create - Keith Butterworth, Runcorn, Cheshire dramatic focal points when the temperature drops.
The most common variety is R typhina, the Stag's Horn Sumach, whose spreading branches will grow to 4m (12ft) or more if left to their own devices.