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Synonyms for catkin

a cylindrical spikelike inflorescence


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So far in 2015 the conservation charity has already received sightings of snowdrops at 120 locations across the country, 74 records of hazel catkins and even sightings of ladybirds, and small tortoiseshell, peacock and red admiral butterflies.
Bears eat flowering catkins from various trees, including willow (Salix spp.
and yellow catkins curled like caterpillars in the pavement mire along
Catkins have always fascinated me, and as part of our continued work to develop the garden and offer year round interest to our visitors, we have now created an unique area dedicated to catkins.
It is known as the tassel tree because of its creamy grey catkins that hang like tassels from the branches in winter.
Spring comes unannounced by catkins and proceeds without benefit of crocuses, cowslips, or tulips.
Collecting catkins from an oak, sweet gum, or birch, or wearing acorn
ENJOY nuts from this shrub in autumn and yellow catkins in spring.
SOFT, sensual and e - just like a geisha - are the silvery catkins hanging from the bare stems of the pussy willow or Salix caprea.
A 22lb moggy apparently halved its weight after going on the Catkins and sticking to a meat-rich diet.
But most deciduous and forest trees, such as birch, sycamore and oak, have both female flowers and pollen-bearing catkins on every tree, and are thus uniformly allergenic.
Asda also has published its own Catkins diet, which includes feeding and exercise guidelines to help keep pets healthy.
Live oaks produce male flowers called catkins that bloom in hanging clusters.
Q MY garrya is covered in gorgeous, grey/green catkins but it has grown outrageously big.
They prepared amber honey from nectar gathered by bees from blossoming mesquite catkins.