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  • Growing submerged in the marsh pools and low salinity open water are narrow-leaved pondweed Potamogeton pectinatus, Zannichellia palustris, Ekebergia spp.,

    Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia

  • Conspicuous are the aromatic narrow-leaved white-flowered Labrador-tea Ledum palustre ssp. decumbens and, on richer drier soils, the purple-flowered Lapland rose-bay Rhododendron lapponicum.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • Dominant woodland trees include narrow-leaved ironbark (Eucalyptus crebra), poplar box (E. populnea), and silver-leaved ironbark (E. melanophloia).

    Southeast Australia temperate savanna

  • The narrow-leaved bushes that edged our campsite were resinous, but even though the branches were green they burned well.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • ACACIA FARNESIANA, a prickly tree; the narrow-leaved smooth variety of ACACIA HOLOSERICEA; and in the bed of the river, the ACACIA

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • A new species of LOTUS appeared among the reeds, very near the narrow-leaved form of L.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • We found this day a new narrow-leaved TRISTANIA53, thirty feet high, with bark thick, soft, and fibrous.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • Reed mace, narrow-leaved smaller varieties of cattail, rushes, ferns, even the bay willow brush that eventually became trees, grew along the edges, but extremely tall reed grass, reaching twelve feet in height, was the primary vegetation.

    The Plains of Passage

  • It often happens that the plants man wishes to cultivate, such as the various grasses and grains, are narrow-leaved, whereas the intruding and unwanted plants ( "weeds"), which compete for sun and water with our pets, are broad-leaved.

    The Human Brain

  • There is a broad-leaved variety of the Lavender shrub in France, which yields three times as much of the essential oil as can be got from our narrow-leaved plant, but of a second rate quality.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

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