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2012-08-07 09:36:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online European explorers roaming through the American southeast in the late 1600's wrote of native purification rituals that involved dancing, vomiting and a 'black drink' in shell cups. Spanish, English, and French explorers, merchants, travelers, priests, and naturalists described its use among groups from southern Virginia to west of the Mississippi, according to the University of Iowa's Medical Museum. Recent evidence found at the site...

2012-04-14 23:02:29

Fit Yummy Mummy is launched a new product this week aimed at targeting fat loss for moms in specific target areas. The promotional price is available through Friday Elizabethtown, KY (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Fit Yummy Mummy, a fitness company devoted to exercises for moms, launched a new product Tuesday. The Fit Yummy Mummy Trouble Spot Solution offers workouts designed to target specific problem areas. The product is available at a promotional price through Friday. New moms can struggle to...

2011-05-26 09:00:00

FREDERICK, Md., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of women donning their best Holly Golightly black cocktail dresses and tiaras took over downtown Frederick, MD, yesterday evening for the annual Breakfast at Tiffany's breast cancer fundraiser. More than 300 women participated in this year's event, with proceeds going to the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Foundation at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The unprecedented number of look-alikes at this year's event makes it a contender for a Guinness...


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Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

2012-06-15 03:31:40

Symbol: NEMOP2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Nemopanthus Raf....

2012-06-15 06:36:43

Symbol: ILVO2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Ilex L. –...

2012-06-15 06:36:46

Symbol: ILSU2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Ilex L. –...

2012-06-15 06:36:49

Symbol: ILSA2 Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Celastrales Family   Aquifoliaceae – Holly family Genus   Ilex L. –...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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