locoweed


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Synonyms for locoweed

any of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock

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The lesions of locoweed (Astragalus mollissimus), swainsonine, and castanospermine in rats.
Locoweed (Astragalus lentiginosus) poisoning in cattle and horses.
Horse nettle Solanum carolinense Texas/Atlantic coast Jimson weed Datura stramonium Florida to Texas Locoweed Oxytropis spp.
That plant, locoweed, yucca, and ocitlla appear in the linocuts of our later collaborative books.
Pickering is looking at a hardy plant of the North American Plains known as locoweed for its effect on cattle who eat too much of it.
It's a place where 500-pound rocks travel across mud floors leaving a telltale trail, where Native Americans left thousands of petroglyphs and pictographs chronicling hundreds of generations, and where some animals and plants have made incredible adaptations to an extreme and harsh climate, including a tortoise that can survive a year without taking a drink and the Gambrel's quail that in very dry years knows to eat locoweed as a form of birth control.
alubias pintas), whole/big enchilada, locoweed, hot tamale.
Until very recently, I had assumed that this brilliant method of reaching filmdom's holy grail -- complete control of the chain of distribution -- was the fanciful product of one of Southern's latenight locoweed sessions, not a carefully constructed business plan.
It grows extensively in Arizona and New Mexico during January and February; also called blue locoweed.
When Everitt and the late Jim Richerson, an entomologist with Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, were investigating locoweed infestations on cattle rangelands, the video system's infrared imagery played a major role.
Showy Locoweed Penstemon Gormanii Greene Yukon Beardtongue Pulsatilla Ludoviciana (Nutt.
Out loud, slowly, our voices quiet, we said, "Hill Lupine, Palmer Lupine, Verbena, Penstemon and Fleabane, Locoweed and Wood Betony.
Still, some easy-to-see flowers include skyrocket gilia, alpine lupines (notice their fuzziness), lewisias, penstemons, draba, silene, locoweed, pussypaws, phlox (P.
It has been used as an instrument drug to study glucoprotein N-link oligosaccharide since its initial extraction from the fruit of Australian Swainsona canescens and North America locoweed (including Astragalus and Oxytropis spp.