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2015-05-20 23:06:56

Organic Coconut Water quenches thirst backstage while comedians put the “fun” in “fundraiser” Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 Coco Libre

2015-05-20 12:31:23

MISSION, Kan., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Pinboards are buzzing with endless inspiration, bringing clever and colorful projects to life.

2015-05-14 23:07:33

Organic Coconut Water highlights health backstage for artists, cast and crew Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2015 Coco Libre announced today that their

2015-04-17 23:01:22

Coco Star of Ice Loves Coco, Introduces new pleasure products and personal care cosmetics. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 California

2015-04-17 12:26:11

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada has suspended the licence of Filix Mas, a homeopathic product, because it contains the ingredient male fern (Dryopteris

2015-04-02 16:23:40

Three, New Invasive Species Recently Found in the United States WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month, and the U.S.

2015-03-20 23:05:14

At the annual Natural Products Expo West, Just Pure Essentials, based in Newport Beach, California,

2014-11-30 23:01:47

Collaborating with Cohibra, agrarian specialists and global leaders in their field, Liquid Investments ensure that thirty-six years of specialist knowledge are implemented on their plantations

2014-11-23 23:00:29

Well-managed, highly mechanized and commercial scale coconut plantations have been set up by Liquid Investments in order to grow the highest yielding coconut palm trees in the world.


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Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Japanese White Pine, Pinus parviflora
2014-07-15 12:15:14

Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora) is native to Japan and found growing in Kokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikaku; and South Korea, and Utsurio-To. The Japanese call it the Japanese five-needle pine. The Japanese White Pine grows from sea level up to 8,202 feet, but grows best between 3,281 feet and 4,921 feet. Dwarfism sets in when the trees grow above sub-alpine levels. This pine grows on steep, rocky slopes and prefers well-drained soils and full sun although it does not like intense...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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