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Petty whin
Whin Whin, n. [W. chwyn weeds, a single weed.] 1. (Bot.) (a) Gorse; furze. See Furze. Through the whins, and by the cairn. --Burns. (b) Woad-waxed. --Gray. 2. Same as Whinstone. [Prov. Eng.] Moor whin or Petty whin (Bot.), a low prickly shrub (Genista Anglica) common in Western Europe. Whin bruiser, a machine for cutting and bruising whin, or furze, to feed cattle on. Whin Sparrow (Zo["o]l.), the hedge sparrow. [Prov. Eng.] Whin Thrush (Zo["o]l.), the redwing. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of Petty whin from wikipedia

- Genista anglica (petty whin, needle furze, needle whin) is a shrubby flowering plant of the family Fabaceae which can be found growing in Cornwall, Wales...
- embankment is heathland which supports Purple Moor-gr**** and Mat-gr****. Petty Whin grows in abundance on this site and is the only recorded occurrence in...
- broom Genista albida Willd. Genista anatolica Boiss. Genista anglica L.—petty whin, needle furze Genista angustifolia Schischkin Genista arbusensis Vals...
- are on wing from June to August in western Europe. The larvae feed on petty whin (Genista anglica), Genista lobelii and hairy greenweed (Genista pilosa)...
- heathland, moorland, and commons, where its larvae feed on broom, gorse and petty whin. Habitas include mainly dry and warm regions, heath, steppes, semi-dry...
- species including, marsh cinquefoil, marsh gentian, round-leaved sundew and petty whin. There are over 60 species of bird including curlew, whinchat, and both...
- Marsh gentian, cross-leaved heath, lousewort, heath spotted orchid and petty whin are some specialist plants that occur in the wet heath areas. White admiral...
- which are dominated by purple moor-gr**** host a diverse flora including petty whin and large po****tions of saw-wort. Where lime-rich springs emerge, blunt-flowered...
- royal fern (Osmunda regalis), and cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccus). The petty whin (Genista anglica) grows on the drier western margin and purple moor-gr****...
- (Molinia caerulea) mingled with many specialised heathland plants such as petty whin (Genista anglica), creeping willow (Salicaceae sp.) and heath spotted...
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