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  • The outer part of the wood on my side was very open, composed in most part of dwarf trees that grow on stony soil, and scattered thorny bushes bearing a yellow pea-shaped blossom.

    Green Mansions

  • The plant has pink, pea-shaped blossoms, and smooth, pointed, glossy leaves, and the brown bark is covered with minute white points.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • The plentiful pea-shaped flowers range in colour from apple-green, pale yellow, orange to scarlet, and contain large quantities of nectar, which attracts multitudes of birds and insects.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Helping the hypothalamus to maintain homeostasis is the pineal gland, the pea-shaped endocrine gland that is located near the fore-brain.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • They seasonally bear numerous large, showy, pink to light purplish, pea-shaped flowers which often appear before the leaves at the end of the dry season.

    Chapter 3

  • On the table would be a tiny pea-shaped sparkā€”a lamp that burned rapeseed oil.

    Wild Swans

  • On the table would be a tiny pea-shaped spark - a lamp that burned rapeseed oil.

    WILD SWANS THREE DAUGHTERS OF CHINA

  • Other characters: The _flowers_ are showy pea-shaped panicles appearing in May and June.

    Studies of Trees

  • Sometimes a paper rose tipped each arm-end -- sometimes also, there were pendant sprays of pea-shaped blossoms.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South

  • It is a very heterogeneous group, being fleshy-stemmed with a woody axis, the branches being angular, winged, flattened or cylindrical, and the flowers small, short-tubed, succeeded by small, round, pea-shaped berries.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

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