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2015-04-15 12:27:53

MOSCOW, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RT host Anissa Naouai and program Technology Update won in their respective categories, and documentary film "Albino Africa" was awarded silver at

2015-04-15 12:27:42

MULTI-CITY TOUR WILL HONOR LIFE AND LEGACY OF LATE BLUES SINGER BESSIE SMITH LEADING UP TO MAY 16TH HBO PREMIERE NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the HBO

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PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to an unexpected development in Audra McDonald's schedule, the date for her performance in Pittsburgh has been changed.

2015-04-15 12:24:31

Goby recognized for increasing energy efficiency in commercial, institutional and industrial markets CHICAGO, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-04-15 08:28:33

"Sports 4 Life" Grant Initiative Provides Young Girls Opportunity To Get Involved In Athletic Communities NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Sports Foundation (WSF),

2015-04-15 08:28:03

- The Popular PBS Programs Honored in the Variety Show Category - WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two world-renowned television programs produced for PBS, A

2015-04-15 08:27:42

GUATEMALA CITY, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FantasyGol today announced the launch of its new pay-to-play fantasy soccer (fútbol) platform that allows individuals to enter real money fantasy

2015-04-15 08:27:28

Walker celebrates with exclusive offer on Andre Walker Gold System April 15-May 15! NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oprah Winfrey got glam in a gorgeous black and white cover

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2015-04-15 08:36:08

If you’re a fan of funny images featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin crying or riding a bear or hummingbird while shirtless, you should probably put off that trip to Moscow, as the Russian government recently made it illegal to post memes featuring celebrities.

2015-04-15 04:20:54

KILDARE, Ireland and DUBAI, UAE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pat O Donovan, assistant trainer in the Jim Bolger yard, has won the Irish Racing Excellence Award at the


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Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

Lamprocapnos spectabilis
2014-10-27 10:12:32

Lamprocaponos spectabilis is a flowering plant. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The plant is native to Asia; Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan. L. spectabilis stands alone in its monotypic genus, meaning it has no subspecies or smaller subordinates. The plant may now be listed as Dicentra spectabilis and is commonly referred to as Bleeding heart, Dutchman’s breeches or “lady-in-a-bath”. L. spectabilis is used widely in gardens and landscapes. The plant is a...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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