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  • n. Plural form of paten.


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  • Patrick, and of them I have seen three square patens, that is, a paten in the Church of Patrick in Armagh, and another in the Church of Elphin, and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • In smaller containers, I like to mix it up with a few things—lavender with annual lobelia and Agapanthus or Gaura 'Whirling Butterflies' with Origanum and Salvia patens.

    Garden Guru Piet Oudolf

  • Blue is well represented, and it is hard to beat S patens.

    Stunning salvias

  • These included Salvia patens (a blue flowering member of the mint family) which became the ancestor of modern bedding salvias, the red-flowering Fuchsia fulgens, ancestor of a very large number of Fuchsia cultivars, and the red-flowering Zauschneria californica, commonly known as California fuchsia.

    Did you know? Many common garden flowers originated in Mexico.

  • "It could be in the Campanulaceae, or the Gentianaceae, the Polemoniaceae, the Boraginaceae-that's most likely, I think, forget-me-nots-but it could even be a variant of this one, the Anemone patens."

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • It's Pasqueflower pulsatilla patens, and never having been in the Rockies in May, I have never encountered it along the trails.

    Details from the road, Tunnel Mountain

  • Tall blackbutt (Eucalyptus patens), jarrah, and marri forest can all be found in river valleys.

    Southwest Australia woodlands

  • Their flora is very rich, with 718 species, 85 species being considered rare, including Epipogion aphyllum, Gymnadenia camtschatica, Oreorchis patens, Nuphar pumila, Carex laxa, and Lilium dauricum.

    Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation

  • The Pasque flower, Anemone patens, is a dry mixedgrass species found in areas like the Central Nebraska Loess Plains (27e).

    Ecoregions of Kansas and Nebraska (EPA)

  • Salt marshes in Great Bay are dominated by the Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass) and S. patens (salt meadow hay).

    Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, New Hampshire


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