In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Suppose that some small fraction of teasel seeds land in water, and that when they do they are dispersed according to a Laplace distribution with some larger mean distance.
- The writer had seen a copy of the Mark Lane Express Almanac, in which an article pointed out that ‘tobacco and mustard were grown in the Vale of York, and teasels were also pretty extensively cultivated.’
- Under these conditions, a teasel invasion wave would move each year roughly twice the mean seed dispersal distance.
- Another possible explanation is that multiple introductions of teasel have contributed to its distribution in North America.
- We present illustrative examples, using published data on two plants: teasel and Calathea ovandensis.
- Vigorous self-seeders such as teasels and some annual poppies, and plants that tend to be too tall and lanky to stand the winter gales such as certain Achillea cultivars, are ideal contenders.
- The teasel is another plant which had a vital use before the industrial revolution.
- A large variety of shrubs have already been planted in the garden including thistles, dogrose, wild primulas and teasel.
- Finally, a nap is raised on the surface of the chechia by means of an implement made from the elongated, dried flower-head of a type of teasel (genus Dipsacus) grown and harvested near the village of el-'Aliya near Bizerte on the north coast.
- The tortures that follow include strapping what Thomas calls a ‘teazle’ into William's mouth as a gag to choke him (presumably the large prickly seed-heads of teasels, Dipsacus fulonnum, that were used in the fulling of cloth).
- Santolina is clipped into clouds and punctuation is provided by six foot tall teasels, milk thistles, huge artichokes and great clumps of bear's breeches.
- To encourage them, provide bird-friendly seed-bearers such as teasels, honesty and sunflowers, and those that provide autumn berries, including pyracanthas and hawthorns.
- The fruit of the teasel consists of seeds protected by hook-like structures.
- The wave speed calculated for teasel disagrees, by a large factor, with the apparent rate of spread of the species in North America.
- The plants have grabbed a hold forming rafts of rushes and weeds; and teasels and fireweed march up inhospitable slopes.
- Nearby, the rough grass and scrub contain large stands of teasels and thistles, which provide seeds for finches - goldfinch, chaffinch, bullfinch, brambling and siskin are frequent winter visitors.
- In the case of teasel, field biologists were already aware of the discrepancy between the short distances traveled by most seeds, and the speed with which the plant spread after its introduction to North America.
- At Embsay I found harebell, knapweed, honeysuckle, meadowsweet, bittersweet and of course lots of teasel.
- The land was quiet and pleasant, with teasels, cowslips, bluebells, and dark soil ridged for spuds or glowing with oil seed rape.
- All around the station car park I found lots of teasel flowers and this species also has a textile connection.
- It might have also had its nap raised by the use of teasels over the surface of the fabric.
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