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2013-01-29 09:52:38

Scientists have developed a new way to rescue the Bogong High Plains and their endangered alpine wetlands from invading European willows.

2013-01-21 10:22:56

Willows cultivated for green energy can yield five times more biofuel if they grow diagonally, compared with those that grow naturally straight up.

Florida's Waterways Being Invaded By Pythons, Lionfish And Now Willow Trees
2013-01-08 21:09:24

Foreign invaders such as pythons and lionfish are not the only threats to Florida's natural habitat. The native Carolina Willow is also starting to strangle portions of the St. Johns River.

2012-07-16 23:00:05

When older adults decide to downsize, condos can be a great option. But in St. Louis, condos can be doubled-edged sword, with a poor resale value and an overall difficult resale process.

2012-07-14 23:02:01

Get ready for an evening of fun in beautiful Willow Glen, San Jose, CA. Put on a party dress, summer sandals, and paroos. No checking in at the airport.

2011-07-21 05:45:00

LAS VEGAS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Willow Creek Enterprises Inc.


Latest Willow Reference Libraries

White-tailed Ptarmigan, Lagopus leucura
2012-03-22 19:59:41

The White-tailed Ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura) is the smallest bird in the grouse family. It is found in the mountains of western United States, Canada and Alaska. This is an alpine species, a permanent resident of the high mountains above the timberline throughout most of the year. Its habitat is open country and can be found in flight more often than the forest grouse, but still prefers running to flying. Its range is from Alaska to northern New Mexico, and has been introduced in a number of...

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2007-12-18 12:58:03

The Willow Grouse (Europe) or Willow Ptarmigan (North America)(Lagopus lagopus), is a medium-sized game bird of the grouse family. It breeds in birch and other forests and tundra across northern Eurasia, and in Alaska and northern Canada. The Willow Ptarmigan is the state bird of Alaska. The spring male is brown above with a reddish neck and white wings and under parts. The female is similar, but lacks the pure white belly. In winter, both sexes' plumages become completely white except...

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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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