Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The decidua serotina (which see, under decidua).

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Examples

  • Dominants often include Liriodendron tulipifera, Halesia carolina, Acer saccharum, Aesculus octandra and Prunus serotina.

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park, United States

  • Ephemeroids such as Poa bulbosa, Carex pachystilis and species such as Artemisia cina, A. serotina, Phlomis salicifolia, and Cousinia syrdariensis are characteristic.

    Alai-Western Tian Shan steppe

  • Pocosins have a dense, fire adapted, shrub layer and an open overstory of pond pine (Pinus serotina); the endangered canebrake rattlesnake occurs here (Terwilliger and Tate, 1994).

    Ecoregions of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia (EPA)

  • The most dominant vegetation association in the islands is composed of Dodonea viscosa herbs, pygmy Guettarda insularis, Prunus serotina and the endemic cactus Opuntia sp., where the fern, Pteridium caudatum is very abundant.

    Islas Revillagigedo dry forests

  • Pocosins, an ancient Algonquin term for swamp-on-a-hill are characterized as extensive flat damp, sandy or peaty areas far from streams with a scattered growth of pond pine (Pinus serotina) and a dense growth of mostly evergreen shrubs (often gallberry, Ilex glabra), that taken together, resemble a heath scrub community.

    Middle Atlantic coastal forests

  • Some favorites include yerba santa (Eriodictyon californica), mullein (Verbascum thaspis), wild cherry bark (Prunus virginiana or P. serotina), and Lobelia inflata.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • Ad serotinos vero coitus pecudum non ponebat: et erant serotina ipsius Laban: primitiva autem ipsius Iahacob.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Quod de robustis ac debilibus dicit Moses, sic intellige, in priore admissura, quae sit sub initium veris, Jacob posuisse virgas in canalibus, ut sibi vernos foetus acquireret, qui meliores erant: in serotina vero admissura circa autumnum, tali artificio usum non esse.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Quod de robustis ac debilibus dicit Moses, sic intellige, in priore admissura, quae sit sub initium veris, Jacob posuisse virgas in canalibus, ut sibi vernos foetus acquireret, qui meliores erant: in serotina vero admissura circa autumnum, tali artificio usum non esse: [809] 1

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • There is the tall, smooth stemmed golden-rod, with saw toothed leaves, except near the base and ample pyramids of medium-sized clusters of blossoms; this is the solidago serotina, or late golden-rod.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

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