Definition: masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
Definition: masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
Sentences Containing 'foliage'
Now if some foliage is introduced, as at E, giving a swinging line, and if this swinging line is carried on by a corresponding one in the sky, we have introduced some life and variety.
But the treatment is more often applied nowadays to a spray of foliage in the foreground, the pattern of which gives a very rich effect.
The subordinate masses of foliage within these main boundaries are treated in the same way, resolved into masses of infinitely varying edges.
What makes this sand foliage remarkable is its springing into existence thus suddenly.
The hazy sunlight, the warm and drowsy air, the tender foliage, the opening flowers, betokened the reviving life of nature.'
The hills were clothed in the fresh foliage of spring now, and were a gracious and worthy setting for the broad river flowing between.
The magnolia trees in the Capitol grounds were lovely and fragrant, with their dense rich foliage and huge snow ball blossoms.
A few dingy olives and stunted fig trees struggled hard for existence, but their withered dusty foliage abundantly proved how unequal was the conflict.
The night gradually drew on, and the foliage in the garden assumed a deeper hue.
``Oh, then I remember as if it were but yesterday sitting under the shade of some sycamore trees, on the borders of a lake, in the waters of which the trembling foliage was reflected as in a mirror.
The same varieties of the cabbage do not yield abundant and nutritious foliage and a copious supply of oil-bearing seeds.
Presently I noticed how dry was some of the foliage above me, for since my arrival on the Time Machine, a matter of a week, no rain had fallen.
Here was the same beautiful scene, the same abundant foliage, the same splendid palaces and magnificent ruins, the same silver river running between its fertile banks.
The beginning of each surah is indicated by a band consisting of a golden stylized leafy foliage, dotted with red and blue, while the verses are separated by silver rosettes.
The Pine Grosbeak feeds on buds on conifers, including Christmas trees, which stunts tree growth, causes abnormal formation, and thins the foliage.
The foliage exudes a fragrant oil, hence the common name of tarweed.
The two boys leave the dog at the house and are not in the swamp for more than a few minutes before Wolf shows up and accompanies them into the thicket of foliage.
It derives its specific Latin name from larix or larch, which its foliage is said to resemble.
The small yellowish inflorescences are unremarkable, resembling pom-poms, and are often hidden within the foliage.
Its specific name is derived from "larix" "larch" in reference to its fine foliage.
The narrow joints between the leaves in the foliage are copper foil, rather than the wider lead panes joining the glass section in other church windows.
Moose will eat foliage, twigs, and bark.
Slow spreading, flat rock garden plant with silver-gray, almost moss-like, foliage.
It roosts on green foliage bearing trees like Azadirachta indica.
Prolific roots are formed from the base and also amongst the lower half of the foliage.
Plants have both stinging and non stinging hairs on the foliage and the stems.
In warmer months cold air can be felt in the passage entrances, sometimes moving so violently as to vibrate the foliage nearby.
A white garden is a feature garden composed of plants that produce white flowers and spathes as well as plants with a white or silvery cast to their foliage.
It is an Apiaceae, characterized by long, hollow stems, reaching up to height at maturity, producing a large amount of lush foliage during its vegetative growth.
Roads were sometimes “roofed” with a network of branches, brush and other greenery, and vehicles on the roads sported foliage to aid in concealment.
Wherever possible PAVN units minimized disturbances to the jungle cover, and even transplanted foliage from elsewhere to cover and conceal signs of movement.
On several occasions, Williams cut a shortcut though shrubbery and then concealed the passage behind foliage.
Below the heraldic shield are eight taro leaves having on either side banana foliage and sprays of maidenhair fern trailed upwardly.
The larval food is the foliage of certain native and introduced tree species.
It spends the day concealed in a lair that it has hollowed out under foliage or beneath a root or a stone where its colouring makes it inconspicuous.
It prefers damp areas with dense foliage.
The crown is very distinct, distinguished by level branches with vertically pendulous branchlets, each branch forming a 'curtain' of foliage.
The foliage is opposite, simple with dentate margins, wrinkly (with depressed veins), ovate, and with long petioles.
Both stem and foliage usually have scattered glandular pits; when the species is divided into varieties, the abundance of the pits helps to distinguish them.
In the Sahara the Spotted Sandgrouse are particularly fond of a species of spurge and concentrate on this until the foliage begins to parch, after which the birds return to their normal diet of seeds.
Forming rosettes over 1 meter in diameter, the foliage may contain various colors of spots and banding, depending on species.
Their attractive foliage has made them popular in cultivation.
Recent evidence suggests that another species, the Santa Marta Foliage-gleaner, possibly also should be placed in this genus.
Air, water or foliage can be glimpsed through these openings.
Its foliage and wood are highly flammable while its natural habitat is prone to fire.
The foliage has an onionlike scent when crushed.
The foliage is coated in silvery white hairs that make the plant pale in color.
Leaf surfaces are dotted with pores which are called stomata, and in most plants they are more numerous on the undersides of the foliage.
In early spring it produces single blue flowers above ferny foliage, which dies down in summer.
The foliage of infected trees initially appears slightly lighter in colour than that of healthy trees.
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