temperate

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aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe absinthe , Artemisia absinthium , common wormwood , lad's love , old man
temperate in eating and drinking abstemious
genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal Aconitum , genus Aconitum
perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass Agropyron , genus Agropyron
slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia Agrostis alba , Poa nemoralis , wood meadowgrass
large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters albacore , long-fin tunny , Thunnus alalunga
north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant alder , alder tree
genus of herbs of north temperate regions having hoary leaves: pearly everlasting Anaphalis , genus Anaphalis
herb of Europe and temperate Asia Apium graveolens , wild celery
plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains aquilege , aquilegia , columbine
annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress Arabis , genus Arabis
any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America arbutus
erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans arctic moss , Cladonia rangiferina , reindeer lichen , reindeer moss
tufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone; occasionally grown as a ground cover Armeria maritima , cliff rose , sea pink
small rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate zone and Hawaii with pinnate fronds Asplenium trichomanes , maidenhair spleenwort
large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae Astragalus , genus Astragalus
temperate and tropical lady ferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or in the genus Asplenium Athyrium , genus Athyrium
widely cultivated in temperate regions for its edible grains Avena sativa , cereal oat
drought-resistant perennial with awns lacking or very short and long creeping rhizomes; Europe and temperate Asia awnless bromegrass , Bromus inermis
creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries bakeapple , baked-apple berry , cloudberry , dwarf mulberry , Rubus chamaemorus , salmonberry
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