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  • Turkish slippers, does not here merit the term vulgaris, though, wherever it occurs, it is too far from a garden to be a stray.

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  • Albala describes its origins at 127-28: “The wild ancestor of Phaseolus spread from Northern Mexico to Argentina and it was domesticated independently both in the Peruvian Andes ... as well as in Mexico … Exactly when these events took place is more difficult to determine, partly because archeological remains are sparse in the humid environment of Mesoamerica … Remains of P. vulgaris from a cave in the Peruvian Andes have been radiocarbon dated at about 6000 BCE and they may have been domesticated well before that … it is safest to say that these beans were domesticated several thousand years ago, without indicating a precise chronology.”

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  • Directly behind the clemmies on the mailbox/newspaper box posts is a plant that is not used nearly enough in perennial gardens, Filipendula vulgaris aka Dropwort.

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  • In a 1995 RCT, researchers evaluated Ayurvedic formulations which are herbal preparations from India’s traditional system of natural medicine used to treat acne vulgaris, which is a type of acne manifesting in blackheads, whiteheads, and inflammation, and not the more severe cystic form.

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  • Sort of a hybrid but the pretend doc brings Turdus vulgaris to mind …

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  • Swiss chard (Betula vulgaris) is a leafy form of the regular garden beet.

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  • It was the label affixed to them: “acne vulgaris,” our family doctor had said.

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  • But this one was not the British sub-species, Sciurus vulgaris leucourus, distinguished by its pale-coloured tail; it was its duskier but otherwise identical Pyrenean cousin.

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  • After P. vulgaris (see above), the most important of the 55 separate Phaseolus species is the lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus.

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  • Albala goes on to describe in fascinating detail the dramatic changes for both P. vulgaris and humans that occurred after Columbus encountered the New World.

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