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n. pl. twin·leaves (-lēvz′)
An eastern North American woodland plant (Jeffersonia diphylla) having basal leaves deeply cleft into two kidney-shaped lobes and a solitary white flower borne on a long scape.
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We recorded 38 plant species exclusively in areas with livestock, including some opportunistic nonpalatable weeds such as twinleaf senna (Senna bauhinioides) and Fendler's bladderpod (Lesquerella fendleri), and some invasive shrubs including tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca) and white thorn acacia (Acacia constricta).The inventory quality assessment through the Chao 1 and Jacknife 1 estimators showed that the 66 species registered in microphyllous scrub represent 80.8-88.4% of the total richness for this plant community.
UNA said Olivar was one of Mercado's fronts in companies he used to corner P1 billion in government contracts and amass businesses and sprawling real estate, including an entire island in Palawan province, but showed no documentary evidence, apart from a document showing ownership by the former vice mayor of one firm, Twinleaf Group.
This is the time that the remaining daffodils and grape hyacinths flower and that wildflower season unfolds in the woods with the blossoming of early violet cress, twinleaf, periwinkle, spring beauty, hepatica and small-flowered bittercress.
So it was with some consternation that the field botanist found two of her favorite early flowers sprigs of white and purple "Harbinger of Spring" and graceful white twinleaf in full bloom in the chill of late March.
Jeffersonia diphylla (L.) Pers.; Twinleaf: Woods; Abundant: C = 7: BSUH 13262.
V Across the road: bloodroot and twinleaf And gill-over-the-ground, Purple clematis sending out Those vines for which there is no life But embracing, a few wisps of last year's Milkweed floating on the air ...
(4) Rue Anemone (5) Jeffersonia Diphylla Twinleaf (6) Trillium Grandiflorum (7) Yellow Lady's Slipper (8) Trillium Cuneatum
Scattered among them are clumps of Dutchman's breeches, which resemble tiny pantaloons hung out to dry, and twinleaf, rare in upland sites but common in the floodplain.
MANILA -- Contrary to its earlier claim, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) still owes former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado's construction firm, Twinleaf Group Inc., at least P22.2 million for the construction of its fourstory luxury hotel on Mt.
The first major wave of wildflowers arrives beneath the maple flowers: bloodroot, twinleaf, hepatica, violet cress and spring beauties.
Jeffersonia diphyUa (L.) Pers.; Twinleaf; Slope woods along Iron Gate Road west of Culmer's Run.