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Synonyms for cowslip

early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers

swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups

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Then Eva saw how, on large, white leaves, the Fairies learned to imitate the lovely colors, and with tiny brushes to brighten the blush on the anemone's cheek, to deepen the blue of the violet's eye, and add new light to the golden cowslip.
The rose glowed with a deeper crimson, the lily's soft leaves were more purely white, the crocus and humble cowslip shone like sunlight, and the violet was blue as the sky that smiled above it.
I wish there were any likelihood of my soon seeing Primrose, Periwinkle, Dandelion, Sweet Fern, Clover Plantain, Huckleberry, Milkweed, Cowslip, Buttercup, Blue Eye, and Squash Blossom again.
Fanny let the dress lie in her lap a minute as she absently picked at the fringe, smiling to herself over the happy time when she wore it last and Sydney said she only needed cowslips in her lap to look like spring.
In Birmingham and the Black Country we chose the foxglove, in Staffordshire heather, Warwickshire honeysuckle, and Worcestershire cowslip.
What name is given to the natural hybrid of the cowslip and primrose?
The bluebell is the current leader, followed by the primrose, poppy, snowdrop and cowslip.
And Cowslip (7-2 favourite) completed a March hattrick for trainer George Moore in the Watch On 3 Devices racinguk.
a) the full names and residential addresses of the directors of the limited company are; Andrew Campbell of 23 Polworth Road, London, SW16 2ET Robin Rowland of Cowslip Farm, Cowslip Lane, Mickleham, Surrey, RH5 6ET Alison Vickers of 1 New Cottages, Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0EU Vanessa Hall of 2 Brays Close, Hyde Heath, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 5RZ
Sheila, 88, had a narrow escape when torrential rain and storms hit Penarth last month, sending water into her house at Cowslip Drive.
The room itself was called Cowslip, which made me smile every time I loudly put the drinks on the room by saying "name's Cowslip".
Pulmonaria rubra, sometimes called the Christmas cowslip, is quite a coarse plant with plain green leaves and coral red flowers.
They are thought to be hybrids of primula species, including our native primrose, cowslip and dark leaved purple flowered primula Wanda.
The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank, Conceives by idleness, and nothing teems But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs, Losing both beauty and utility.
When Lake Michigan Leaves" begins with this succinct description of an odd woman whose love for the lake compels her to sleep next to it, covering herself with birch leaves and driftwood: "An expert on aquatic folk medicine and cowslip salads, Sage Francis likes to wear colors that complement the flowers of the season .