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Synonyms for Cassiope

low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers

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Cassiope carries instruments to study space storms in the upper atmosphere and their potential effects on GPS navigation and radio communications.
Alpine Dry alpine tundra habitat [greater than or equal to] 1600 m characterized by Dryas spp.; and wet alpine tundra habitat [greater than or equal to] 1600 m dominated by Cassiope spp.
During a medicinal plant gathering expedition in Dhorpatan region, the same informant showed me a plant (Cassiope fastigiata, Dhorpatan) which is particularly renowned in his homeland (Khyung po).
Persee, the son of Jupiter, loves Andromede, the daughter of Cephee and Cassiope (king and queen of Ethiopia).
Tundra dominated by lichens and a few vascular species gave way to mosses, saxifrage, and dwarf shrubs such as Arctic willow (Salix arctica) and Arctic white heather (Cassiope tetragona).
He neither caused the wrath of the gods that resulted in the virgineating monster (his wife Cassiope did) nor does he propose any solution beyond passive obedience.
Other roles featured American soprano Stephanie Novacek as a visually and vocally lovely Queen Cassiope, French mezzo-soprano Marie Lenormand as Andromede, mellifluous Canadian tenor Colin Ainsworth as Mercury and the French haute-contre, Cyril Auvity, as Persee, with Monica Whicher and Alain Coulombe making welcome returns from the 2000 cast as the queen's sister, Merope, and the king's jealous brother, Phinee.
Seven to 20 days later, other species start to flower, such as dryas (Dryas integrifolia), Arctic heather (Cassiope tetragona), lousewort (Pedicularis lanata), and moss campion (Silene acaulis).
Johnstone and Henry (1995) found that there was a cyclical trade-off between vegetative growth and reproductive effort in Cassiope tetragona (an evergreen dwarf shrub).
The sampling took place in the summer of 1993 in two plant communities dominated by Cassiope tetragona (L.) D.
Andromeda In Greek mythology, beautiful daughter of King Cepheus and Queen Cassiope of Joppa in Palestine (called Ethiopia) and wife of Perseus.
On sunny rock ledges, look for the red-capped white bells of white heather (Cassiope mertensiana).