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  • Traditionally made with little more than wheat flour and molasses, it's flavored with the extract of the Glycyrrhiza glabra root, often along with anise oil.

    A Sweet to Root For

  • Sumac berries are from the plant Rhus glabra, not to be confused with Rhus toxicodendron, a poisonous plant.

    Zahtar Bread: Pan Arabe con Zatar

  • Romalea microptera–eastern lubber grasshopper chewing on leaf of pond apple, Annona glabra, Loxahatchee, Florida.

    Romalea microptera - The Panda's Thumb

  • Lower elevations are characterized by mixed deciduous broadleaf forests (Q. robur, Fraxinus excelsior, Tilia platyphyllos, T. cordata, Ulmus glabra, Acer pseudoplatanus, A. platanoides).

    Cantabrian mixed forests

  • This temperate deciduous oak-hickory forest is dominated by oaks including white, black and chestnut oaks, Quercus alba, Q. velutina, Q. prinus and hickories including pignut and mockernut, Carya glabra and C. tomentosa with some beech Fagus sp., maples Acer spp., tulip tree Liriodendron tulipifera, ash Fraxinus sp. and eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana.

    Mammoth Cave National Park, United States

  • Rocky heath communities include Helichrysum lindsayanum (R), and Wahlenbergia glabra (R).

    Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves, Australia

  • Some examples are associations of Stronium graveolens with Tabebuia billbergii, Haematoxylon brasiletto with Melochia tomentosa, Libidibia coriaria with Cordia curassavica, Bursera glabra with Castela erecta, Vitex cymosa with Libidibia coraria, Mimosa cabrera with Cordia curassavica, Bursera tomentosa with Bursera graveolens, and Castela erecta with Cercidium praecox.

    Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub

  • Some of the flora in these areas include Acacia glamerosa, Bulnesia arborea, Bourreria cumanensis, Copaifera venezuelana, Gyrocarpus americanus, Jacquinia pungens, Malpighia glabra, Myrospermum frutescens, Piptadenia flava, and Ritterocereus griseus.

    Maracaibo dry forests

  • Swamp wood in shallower waters is often dominated by one or only a few species of trees and may include: Erythrina glauca, Pterocarpus officinalis in combination with Tabebuia insignis; Chrysobalanus icaco in combination with Annona glabra, Mauritia flexuosa, or Triplaris surinamensis.

    Paramaribo swamp forests

  • They include swamp forest dominated by red bay (Persea borbonia), pond apple (Annona glabra) forests, Cypress (Taxodium ascendans) forests, and hardwood hammocks with a variety of tropical species, including palms, that occur in the U.S. only in southern Florida.

    Everglades

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