In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Britanico(cattail)enea femeninoanea femeninototora femenino
- Visitors are especially intrigued by the large frog pond, complete with real frogs, pollywogs, bog plants, bulrushes, pickerel and water lilies, adjacent to the winery tasting room and cellars.
- On the way we discovered fossils buried on the bank, frightened the geese, met a dog called Ronnie, picked tall bullrushes and got thoroughly lost in the undergrowth trying to find the path.
- The female builds the nest, which is a bulky, open cup made of leaves, stems, and grass, and lashed to cattails, bulrushes, or other plants growing over the water.
- The most frequently emergent macrophytes used are reeds, bulrushes, cattails, rushes and sedges.
- A flaring sunset touches the trees with colours of flame and molten copper; reddens even the bullrushes and the ropes of ivy which drift, among their own reflections, in the river.
- Its dried-up canals have been taken over by the Typha australis bulrush, said Asuquo-Obot, who has been doing research on the macrophytic vegetation of large lakes.
- As the lake recedes, it gives an increasing foothold to ‘emergents’ - cattails, bulrushes and other plant species that grow at the water's edge.
- Or climate warming could be accelerating the rate at which marsh plants such as cattails, bulrushes, and sedges invade ponds and convert them to meadows.
- Norma Keane studied water flowers such as white water lilies and bulrushes while Darren Roache enjoyed completing his work on crustaceans.
- Foot by foot, inch by inch, it was coming closer to the quiet back water where I was standing waist deep among the bulrushes.
- Plants like cattails, bulrushes, jewelweed, and the lovely cardinal flower do best with alternating wet and dry periods, and survive flooding as long as most of the leaves are out of the water.
- Cattails and bulrushes will replace the invasive phragmites that have choked the waterways.
- The nests are usually located on dry land close to water, in areas with dense cover, especially bulrush.
- Nests are made of grass, and are usually lashed to cattails, bulrushes, or other emergent vegetation close to the water.
- Canvasbacks and redheads will nest over water using emergent plants, such as cattails and bulrushes.
- Their houses are constructed of bulrushes, weeds and packed mud, with separate sleeping platforms for each member of the family.
- These are built of stalks and leaves of bulrushes, flag, and reed-mace and reed.
- Delicate lily-pads had been carefully placed on the glassy mirror of a thousand reflections, and clumps of reeds, bullrushes and gorse made forty-one shades of green.
- A glossy ibis waded between the bulrushes and black swallows dipped in and out of the water.
- Cattails and bulrushes are especially efficient at absorbing large quantities of nitrogen and phosphorous, substances easily transported in runoff.
2(rush)junco (marinero) masculino
- Populations of listed plants like the northeastern bulrush are prone to extirpation because of their occurrence in sensitive habitats.
- However, if such management is directed at ponds where northeastern bulrush already occurs, this approach will do little to maintain conditions appropriate for colonization of new vernal ponds.
- Dense stands of the ten-foot-tall soft-stem bulrush grow in a few places.
- Northeastern bulrush inhabits small vernal ponds that occur within the forest matrix.
- A vegetation study was conducted within central Pennsylvania's Ridge and Valley Province at the Mohn Mill natural area, an area that harbors the federally endangered northeastern bulrush, Scirpus ancistrochaetus.
- Two species of bulrush (Scirpus lacustris var. occidentalis, and S. Tatora) are abundant in low lands along riversides in California.
- Interspersed are areas dominated by mulefat, and low marshy areas dominated by bulrush (Scirpus sp.) and cattails (Typha sp.).
- Shoreline plants include soft-stem bulrush, hardstem bulrush, river bulrush and an aquatic, purple-petaled wildflower known as water willow.
- Soft-stem bulrush occurs throughout North America from central Alaska south to Mexico, east to the Maritime Provinces of Canada, and south through Florida.
- Recent field and experimental findings from central Pennsylvania populations of northeastern bulrush, including those at Mohn Mill, indicate that light availability is critical to the plant's performance.
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