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foliage

foh lij

  • n  the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  • n  (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament

  • The couple come often to this venue known for its faux thatched roof, green foliage and towering statue of a giraffe.
  • He ghosts through the foliage, hardly stirring a leaf.
  • Twenty feet inside, two powerful Siberian tigresses sprang from thick foliage and pounced on her.
News & Articles

  • Plant picks
    Cranesbill produces lots of purple flowers in a long growing season. WHAT: Geranium wlassovianum, also known as cranesbill, is a hardy geranium noted for its good foliage throughout the growing season.
    June 14, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • Native beauty in the garden
    Local authors explode myths about landscaping with region’s natural foliage
    June 14, 2013 - U-T San Diego
  • WYANDOTTE: Willow Tree returns to canopy look with silk foliage renovation
    WYANDOTTE — The Willow Tree storefront was renovated Wednesday to add silk foliage to the building, which has been bare for some time.
    June 11, 2013 - The News-Herald
Quotes

  • Beth Smith in Honolulu Star-Advertiser (blog)
    That's real jungle land back there,Beth Chapman said. "The foliage was 10, 12 feet high with paths that lead everywhere into moats with people walking around with machetes. If you're the criminal element, those are the best places to hide...
  • Jodi Rell in Voices
    Climate change could produce a shorter ski season, allow incursion of warmer climate tree species, which would replace the current mix of hardwoods that produce our spectacular fall foliage and result in a dramatic change in the quality and... Jim Douglas http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Douglas&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHmwgA5Qk0bp7Lc1umsY4s-SeJOPg DetNews.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article%3FAID%3D/20080124/BIZ/801240459/1361&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH2oQNXTxxRjeAb2wEkyIbn1tLzDA Jan 24, 2008 38687 49978 foliage The new era we open today demonstrates the value of investing in our state park system," Governor Rell said. "This park, with its spectacular water falls, dazzling fall foliage and scenic vistas from the top is a must-see in anyone's outdoor...

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