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medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed Abies amabilis , amabilis fir , Christmas tree , Pacific silver fir , red silver fir , white fir
medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees Abies balsamea , balm of Gilead , balsam fir , Canada balsam
lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves Abies grandis , giant fir , grand fir , lowland fir , lowland white fir
mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region Acanthocereus , genus Acanthocereus
large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry Accipiter gentilis , goshawk
maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumn Acer macrophyllum , big-leaf maple , Oregon maple
maple of eastern North America with striped bard and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn Acer pennsylvanicum , goosefoot maple , moose-wood , moosewood , striped dogwood , striped maple
large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America; five-lobed leaves yellow in autumn; cultivated in many varieties Acer platanoides , Norway maple
maple of eastern and central America; five-lobed leaves turn scarlet and yellow in autumn Acer rubrum , red maple , scarlet maple , swamp maple
maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies Acer saccharum , rock maple , sugar maple
lives in human dwellings; naturalized in parts of America Acheta domestica , European house cricket
fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America Acinos arvensis , basil balm , basil thyme , mother of thyme , Satureja acinos
food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America Acipenser transmontanus , Pacific sturgeon , Sacramento sturgeon , white sturgeon
prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled action plant , humble plant , live-and-die , Mimosa pudica , sensitive plant , shame plant , touch-me-not
extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others co Adapid , Adapid group
mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia adder's fern , common polypody , golden maidenhair , golden polypody , Polypodium vulgare , sweet fern , wall fern
European grass naturalized as a weed in North America; sharp-pointed seeds cause injury when eaten by livestock Aegilops triuncalis , goat grass
deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia Aesculus , genus Aesculus
European weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eaten Aethusa cynapium , fool's parsley , lesser hemlock
annual to perennial herbs or shrubs of eastern United States and Central and South America Ageratina , genus Ageratina
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