malheur wire lettuce love

malheur wire lettuce


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A small mustardlike plant (Stephanomeria malheurensis) of Oregon, belonging to the family Cruciferae; it is a threatened species.

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  • noun a small plant of Oregon resembling mustard; a threatened species


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  • Has its time come?

    February 3, 2013

  • Don't know if wire lettuce's time has come, but in the season between the muddy winter thaw and the ripening of foxtail and June grasses (whose prickly awned fruits cling and burrow mercilessly into pantlegs, bootlaces, and stockings), I enjoy tramping the remote and desolate hills and dry treeless vales of Malheur County Oregon.

    February 3, 2013