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Monday, 5th January 2015

Tumbleweed, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmb(ə)lwiːd/
Etymology: tumble v. + weed n.

1. Name in U.S. for various plants which form a globular bush which in late summer is broken off and rolled about by the wind; a rolling weed. 9 more words


A day in the garden

At last I was able to potter about, not fast, but slow and steady is fine. I’m still not good with uneven ground, I don’t care, I got stuff done! 363 more words


Salicornia bigelovii


Scientific Name: Salicornia bigelovii
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Common: glasswort


Habitat: Halophytes: root in moist, salty soils
Range: southern and all east, salty areas of tropics, central America and Mexico… 80 more words