In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Thick green tendrils stretched themselves across the stone.
- Wire wrapped around the ladder gives the vine tendrils plenty of places to twine around.
- They look more like a confusing maze of roots and tendrils than a real tree.
- The plant climbs by means of tendrils and is best grown in a composted soil supported by a fence or trellis.
- The garden pea has leaf tendrils.
- No sun shone past the thick canopy of tendrils and leaves.
- Each plant had from two to four tendrils.
- The ground has long, green tendrils growing from it.
- The twining leaf tendrils will attach themselves to wires or other plants.
- Provide some support and the tendrils will climb up to the sky.
- Redvine tendrils begin growing out of the shoot straight, thin, and flexible.
- These roses require support for their canes, as they do not have tendrils like vines to attach themselves.
- They grow like dandelions, with long-spreading tendrils.
- Grasping vines, like grape, climb by grasping their support with tendrils.
- Watch the tendrils on the stems to judge ripeness.
- Shoots were cut, divided into stems with broad leaves, tendrils, flowers, and fruits.
- New tendrils and blossoms burst from buds on spring flowering plants.
- She pulled several long willow tendrils from the tree's branches.
- It will climb a suitable support by means of its red tendrils.
- The plants produce an abundance of tendrils and can support themselves if planted about 1 inch apart.
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