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Synonyms for cinquefoil

any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowers

an ornamental carving consisting of five arcs arranged in a circle

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A kingfisher streaks through the Sitka sedge and silverweed cinquefoil toward the ocean.
Robbins' cinquefoil (Potentilla robbinsiana), for example, is a long-lived, dwarf member of the rose family.
The windows depict Saints Patrick, Francis, Joseph and Our Lady (IMAGES 3 and 4) with more elaborate tracery and cinquefoil windows above.
The gothic arched peaks of the main window and its circular cinquefoil window take up almost one complete wall in the vaulted ceiling open-plan living area.
April's sweet Cicely, May's sweet rockets, ragwort, dock, and poison hemlock, June's cinquefoil and hollyhocks, July's avens and caraway, September's zigzag goldenrod and small-flowered asters send up fresh leaves.
Other marsh plants such as marsh cinquefoil (Comarum palustre), cowbane (Cicuta virosa) and sedge (Carex) species were also observed.
Cinquefoil says the world is worth saving because of "Baseball .
This involved recording percent cover for willow and for a class of other shrubs (almost exclusively shrubby cinquefoil [Dasiphora floribunda]) within a 1-[m.
Rare plants include southern marsh orchids, marsh cinquefoil, marsh arrow-grass, marsh pennywort and lesser water parsnip.
If you have persistent weeds in your lawn, such as dandelions, daisies, clover, speedwell, creeping cinquefoil and the infamous yellow trefoil, you will need to spray on, or apply with a watering can, a selective weedkiller such as Verdone or Vitax Lawn Clear.
Recy Dunn's debut novel, The Cinquefoil Connection's, principal protagonist, Jonathan McClendon, is caught in a deep web of deception and manipulation, when he sells his soul to the devil in exchange for his eventual rise to the Presidency of the United States.
The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), Aleutian Canada goose (Branta canadensis leucopareia), and Robbins' cinquefoil (Potentilla robbinsiana) are three that were delisted recently after years of ESA protection and recovery efforts.
His recommended remedy, ingesting either the three-leaf or four-leaf cinquefoil plant, was no more effective than the other leading prescriptions of the day--eating spider webs, wearing amulets containing dogs' teeth, or sleeping with Book 4 of the Iliad under one's pillow.
Another species, Sulphur Cinquefoil, experienced less leaf loss when visited.
In contrast, the same handling correlated with nearly one-third less damage to Potentilla recta, or sulfur cinquefoil.