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tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches Aaron's rod , common mullein , flannel mullein , great mullein , torch , Verbascum thapsus , woolly mullein
woolly-stemmed biennial arborescent shrub of tropical Africa and southern Asia having silvery-white prickly branches, clusters of blue or white flowers, and bright red berries resembling holly berries African holly , Solanum giganteum
disease of alders caused by the woolly alder aphid (a plant louse) alder blight
sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia Anigozanthus manglesii , Australian sword lily , kangaroo's-foot , kangaroo's paw , kangaroo-foot plant , kangaroo paw
genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae Anigozanthus , genus Anigozanthus
small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club-shaped bristles Antennaria , genus Antennaria
tiny grey woolly tufted annual with small golden-yellow flower heads; southeastern California to northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah; sometimes placed in genus Eriophyllum Antheropeas wallacei , dwarf daisy , Eriophyllum wallacei , woolly daisy
erect openly branched California shrub whose twigs are woolly when young Arctostaphylos tomentosa , downy manzanita , woolly manzanita
South American plant having green to purple or red branches with green to purple ornamental foliage and spikes of insignificant woolly flowers with dry membranous bracts beef plant , beefsteak plant , Iresine herbstii , Iresine reticulata
tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds Bombacaceae , family Bombacaceae
agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears bush baby , bushbaby , galago
shrub with white woolly branches and woolly leaves having fragrant flowers forming long sprays; flowers suitable for drying; sometimes placed in genus Helichrysum cascade everlasting , Helichrysum secundiflorum , Ozothamnus secundiflorus
weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike chafeweed , Gnaphalium sylvaticum , wood cudweed
leaf with fine woolly hairs, of a ciliate , lanate , villous
stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves Cineraria maritima , dusty miller , Senecio cineraria
New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible cinnamon fern , fiddlehead , fiddlehead fern , Osmunda cinnamonea
woolly thistle of western and central Europe and Balkan Peninsula Cirsium eriophorum , European woolly thistle
thistle of western North America having white woolly leaves Cirsium flodmanii , woolly thistle
any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads cotton rose , cudweed , filago
any of various plants of the genus Froelichia found in sandy soils and on rocky slopes in warmer regions of America; grown for their spikes of woolly white flowers cottonweed
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