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A tall woody-stemmed European mallow of coastal regions.→ mallow
- ‘We marked out a little bed across the whole width of the allotment and planted tree mallows and perennial climbing wallflowers in them - staking our claim, I suppose.’
- ‘I guess the key phrase here is short-lived, although tree mallows provide a lot of bang for the buck, and are easy to propagate.’
- ‘Now, thanks to hundreds of volunteers who helped remove tree mallow that had grown over the entrances to the puffins’ burrows, the birds are once again raising families on the island.’
- ‘The puffins themselves assist in the establishment of tree mallow, which needs a fertile soil to establish itself.’
- ‘By August everything is tangled up, as the tree mallows incline their branches through the rest.’
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