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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
delicate endemic Bermudian fern with creeping rootstock Adiantum bellum , Bermuda maidenhair , Bermuda maidenhair fern
epiphyte or creeping on rocks; Malaysian plant having somewhat fleshy leaves and bright red flowers Aeschynanthus radicans , lipstick plant
European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed Agropyron repens , couch grass , dog grass , quack grass , quackgrass , quick grass , witch grass , witchgrass
tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land Aleppa grass , evergreen millet , Johnson grass , means grass , Sorghum halapense , Sorghum halepense
creeping mat-forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose-pink flowers alpine azalea , Loiseleuria procumbens , mountain azalea
deciduous creeping shrub bright red in autumn having black or blue-black berries; alpine and circumpolar alpine bearberry , Arctostaphylos alpina , black bearberry
low-growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia Alsobia dianthiflora , Episcia dianthiflora , lace-flower vine
coarse perennial ragweed with creeping roots of dry barren lands of southwestern United States and Mexico Ambrosia psilostachya , perennial ragweed , western ragweed
small creeping European herb having delicate pink flowers Anagallis tenella , bog pimpernel
commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days Aporocactus flagelliformis , rat's-tail cactus , rattail cactus
low creeping shrub of arctic Europe and America arctic willow , Salix arctica
creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America Aristolochia clematitis , birthwort
thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe asarabacca , Asarum europaeum
creeping European perennial having red or pinkish-white flowers and red roots sometimes used as a substitute for madder in dyeing Asperula tinctoria , dyer's woodruff
drought-resistant perennial with awns lacking or very short and long creeping rhizomes; Europe and temperate Asia awnless bromegrass , Bromus inermis
prostrate or creeping Corsican herb with mosslike small round short-stemmed leaves baby's tears , baby tears , Helxine soleirolia , Soleirolia soleirolii
creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries bakeapple , baked-apple berry , cloudberry , dwarf mulberry , Rubus chamaemorus , salmonberry
slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stems; used as ground cover barrenwort , bishop's hat , Epimedium grandiflorum
woody creeping parasite of western North America having numerous thick powdery leaves and panicles of small dull-white flowers bastard toadflax , Comandra pallida
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