Sentence Examples

  • Cotton grows on large stalks in fields.
  • Other species attack the stalks of grasses and corn (Cephus pygmaeus).
  • Their food is entirely vegetable, especially grass roots and stalks, shoots of dwarf birch, reindeer lichens and mosses, in search of which they form, in winter, long galleries through the turf or under the snow.
  • In some instances, however, more especially in the Australian species, the leaflets are suppressed and the leaf-stalks become vertically flattened, and serve the purpose of leaves.
  • The leaf-stalks are gathered by the neighbouring hill people, and carried down for sale.