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A few miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, amid cracked earth and mesquite and sun-bleached cactus, neat rows of emerald plants sprout from the desert floor.
Antarctica is one of Earth's eight ecozones. The Antarctic ecozone includes Antarctica and several island groups in the southern Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The island groups included in this ecosystem include South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands, Bouvet Island, the Crozet Islands, Prince Edward Islands, Heard Island, the Kerguelen Islands, and the McDonald Islands. These islands have milder climates than Antarctica and support a greater...
Stellaria is the genus which includes stitchworts and chickweeds ( flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae). Chickweeds are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Riband Wave and Setaceous Hebrew Character.
- In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.