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- n. Epilobium canum, a North American willowherb.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of flowering plants. Zauschneria Californica is a suffrutescent perennial, with showy red flowers much resembling those of the garden fuchsia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of polypetalous plants, of the order Onagrarieæ.
It's a good companion plant for the species tulips on the list because they bloom in spring, then die back as the zauschneria fills in and flowers mid-to-late summer.
(_zauschneria Californica_, Presl.) its delicate beauty delighting the eye and suggesting some of the rare orchids of a pale yellow tint.
The Lake of the Sky Lake Tahoe in the High Sierras of California and Nevada, its History, Indians, Discovery by Frémont, Legendary Lore, Various Namings, Physical Characteristics, Glacial Phenomena, Geology, Single Outlet, Automobile Routes, Historic Towns, Early Mining Excitements, Steamer Ride, Mineral Springs, Mountain and Lake Resorts, Trail and Camping Out Trips, Summer Residences, Fishing, Hunting, Flowers, Birds, Animals, Trees, and Chaparral, with a Full Account of the Tahoe National Forest, the Public Use of the Water of Lake Tahoe and Much Other Interesting Matter
Excepting those which were launched directly into the channels of swift rivers, scarcely one of their wedged and interlacing boulders has moved since the day of their creation; and though mostly made up of huge blocks of granite, many of them from ten to fifty feet cube, weighing thousands of tons with only a few small chips, trees and shrubs make out to live and thrive on them and even delicate herbaceous plants -- draperia, collomia, zauschneria, etc., soothing and coloring their wild rugged slopes with gardens and groves.
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