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Synonyms for brookweed

American water pimpernel

water pimpernel of Europe to China

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Long time you fella Tiha no sit 'm along canoe," Aora bawled to the victim and set Bashti cackling again.
Plenty for all," the Ancient Mariner startled Daughtry by cackling shrilly.
Such the beach old John Tarwater stepped upon; and straight across the beach and up the trail toward Chilcoot he headed, cackling his ancient chant, a very Grandfather Argus himself, with no outfit worry in the world, for he did not possess any outfit.
On the 1st of April it rained and melted the ice, and in the early part of the day, which was very foggy, I heard a stray goose groping about over the pond and cackling as if lost, or like the spirit of the fog.
I suppose you have heard of the Greeks and Trojans, though perhaps you never read Pope's Homer; who, I remember, now the gentleman mentions it, compares the march of the Trojans to the cackling of geese, and greatly commends the silence of the Grecians.
On that day, for the first time since his son's marriage, the elder Bacadou, neglected by the cackling lot of strange women who thronged the kitchen, left in the morning his seat under the mantel of the fireplace, and went into the empty cow-house, shaking his white locks dismally.
Their entrance into the yew-tree arbor surprised several fowls that were recreating themselves by scratching deep holes in the dusty ground, and at once took flight with much pother and cackling.
Nor did the striking of the clocks, hour after hour, appear to inspire him with any sense of drowsiness or any natural desire to go to rest, but rather to increase his wakefulness, which he showed, at every such indication of the progress of the night, by a suppressed cackling in his throat, and a motion of his shoulders, like one who laughs heartily but the same time slyly and by stealth.
The eight other herbs included Bucks-horn Plantain * Plantago coronopus, White Sebaea Sebaea albidiflora, Annual Celery Apium annuum, Creeping Brookweed Samolus repens, Perennial Rye-grass * Lolium perenne, Prickly Arrowgrass and a mat of Narrow-leaved Wilsonia Wilsonia backhousei.
10%), Beaded Glasswort, Creeping Brookweed, Water-buttons and young Rounded Noon-flower.
Seaside brookweed, water pimpernel; Eastern meadow; Rare; C = 5; BSUH 17914.
Nonwoody plants included marsh buttercup (Ranunculus septentrionalis), blue flag (Iris hexagona), brookweed (Samolus valerandii), marsh purslane (Ludwigia palustris), warty arrowhead (Sagittaria papillosa), stingless nettle (Boehmeria cylindrica), large spikerush (Eleocharis macrostachya), turgid sedge (Carex amphibola), and basket grass (Oplismenus hirtellus).
Two rather specialised wild flowers that most of us are unlikely to see are trientalis europaea, the chickweed wintergreen, thriving in wet acid moorland and coniferous forests and the brookweed, samolus valerandii, found on bare ground near the sea but which may also be seen being used as a submersed aquatic in well-lit cool water aquariums.
The next most landward zone consists of herbs such as: Salt-grass Distichlis distichophylla, Creeping Brookweed Samolus repens, Shiny Swamp-mat Selliera radicans, Rounded Noonflower Disphyma crassifolium subsp.
Water Pimpernel, Brookweed, Seaside Brookweed; Floodplain woods around boat launch; Infrequent; C = 5; BSUH 16760.