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Ground pine   /graʊnd paɪn/   Listen
Ground pine

Any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches.  Synonym: Christmas green.
Low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red; faintly aromatic of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa.  Synonyms: Ajuga chamaepitys, yellow bugle.

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"Ground pine" Quotes from Famous Books

... surprise awaited him. The dining-table had been moved into the sitting-room, set with the best china, and in the center was a vase of flowers. Draped from the hanging lamp above it, and extending to each corner were ropes of ground pine, and around his plate was a double row of full-blown roses. It was a pretty sight, and when he looked at it he smiled and said: "Expecting ...
— Pocket Island - A Story of Country Life in New England • Charles Clark Munn

... Tom and Jim had brought in from the mountain, till the little church was fragrant and literally lined with lacey beauty, reminding one of ancient worship in the woods. Holly wreaths were hanging in the windows everywhere, and ropes of ground pine and laurel festooned from every pillar and corner and ...
— The City of Fire • Grace Livingston Hill

Words linked to "Ground pine" :   Lycopodium obscurum, Lycopodium clavitum, Christmas green, tree clubmoss, bugleweed, princess pine, club-moss, ground fir, bugle, foxtail grass, club moss, staghorn moss, running pine, Lycopodium alopecuroides, Lycopodium complanatum, lycopod, ground cedar, yellow bugle

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