Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: NAVELWORT & more

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NAVELWORT (NA’VELWORT) n.s. It hath the appearance of housebeck; from which it differs only in having an oblong tubulous flower of one leaf, divided at the top into five parts. This plant is used in medicine, and grows wild upon old walls. Miller.

Recent references to NAVELWORT on Twitter

@Soapy_Wit_Tank @AtticusTheFitch @fungifrolics there’s a navelwort route? i hope this report lives up to the hype

@AtticusTheFitch @Soapy_Wit_Tank @fungifrolics I went on a different route. Totally forgot my navelwort report! I’ll have to get them checked out tomorrow 😁

@Soapy_Wit_Tank @fungifrolics @AtticusTheFitch and it looks like the navelwort update is over due

@ValJonesHughes2 Wall Pennywort in abundance along the Ystwyth Cycle trail #Umbilicusrupestris #wallpennywort #navelwort… https://t.co/V3p8YZh3fN

@duncan_dine Just arrived in Betws y coed so my offering for wildflower hour has to be this Navelwort just of the A5 outskirts o… https://t.co/lfSdJKcPRn

@AtticusTheFitch I enjoyed this Navelwort Update. I might report on the Navelworts round here tomorrow. https://t.co/yGHR7vzrlx

@bushcraftwales #Day9 of #30DaysWild is a stunning Pennywort (Umbilicus Rupestris) in full flower (also called navelwort as it has… https://t.co/U4TJ0MaXK5

@MassageMcLuhan Francis Bacon never tired of contrasting hot and cool navelwort.

@kaneecology Navelwort or pennywort in flower 😍 near #strabane today #ecology #survey #wildflowers #wildlife #nature… https://t.co/TjKmrsY0Wm

@kaneecology Navelwort or pennywort in flower 😍 near… https://t.co/LRVidLMJkN

@AmblingMan @4peatssake2 @BSBIbotany @Love_plants I can’t remember the source of the original plants. Might have been a gift or… https://t.co/3xLUbOxOi2

@4peatssake2 @AmblingMan Allegedly growing media is screened to remove any ‘weed’ seed, so I ponder how light is the Navelwort s… https://t.co/kS9MyZFmr4

@AmblingMan Amazed to find a couple of old Pelargonium pots long-abandoned in the garden now contain Navelwort (Umbilicus rupes… https://t.co/8zkXrDN7zB

@SuColeman @PamWoolliscroft @BSBIbotany @Love_plants @NatureUK @BSBICymru @Britnatureguide Yes indeed. It’s also known as Navelwort.

@Rouncie Woody nightshade and navelwort #wildflowerhour @BSBIbotany @wildflower_hour https://t.co/lcMTipE8D1

@BroomfieldKeith Gaining tenure in a rock crevice in the #Ochils, I found this navelwort – a scarce plant in #Clackmannanshire… https://t.co/lUVpzR2MXY

@ValJonesHughes2 The dry stone wall is 4 years old this month and I’m tickled pink! It’s very small but I hope it’s the first of man… https://t.co/cYbVSukNEu

@gardenexperienc @EvergreenAutumn You pick up a crooked rock. There is a patch of navelwort, it is nice. You collect seeds.

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@ALDUBThess16 Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. ~… https://t.co/fi0ZwQUCMs

@VictoryPerformC Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess. – Samuel Johns… https://t.co/2VdOjdoSyO

@WriterBreyKing The two most engaging powers of an author: new things are made familiar, and familiar things are made new. – Samuel… https://t.co/m3SoivdNhA

@randyawesome121 I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/HOFIwrENNT Samuel L. Jackson & Magic Johnson Won’t Invite Jimmy Kimmel on Vacation

@cityscapesny I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/fXoAnYIIgI Samuel L. Jackson & Magic Johnson Won’t Invite Jimmy Kimmel on Vacation

@dolphintrvlmate “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see th… https://t.co/YUcZmJL02X

@Tap_In2_U #quote Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks – Samuel Johnson.

@ben_benjamin3 @martinwelborne "Grammar is the last refuge of a scoundrel. " Samuel Johnson (almost)

@LeaderBrilliant Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@haja36510138 Hope is necessary in every condition. – Samuel Johnson

@JamesLonge "Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings." – Samuel Johnson

@angelneptustar Brexiteers except @Borisjohnson think we can surrender to EU now rebel later, says Juliet Samuel. She adds: THEY… https://t.co/2rFt3JVKBw

@Sidneyhotel Samuel Johnson said: You find no man who is willing to leave London. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of… https://t.co/vwQA9NPvm0

@BIGROB2271 I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/NQ38ZVad0T Samuel L. Jackson & Magic Johnson Won’t Invite Jimmy Kimmel on Vacation

@uk_coins "RARE" SAMUEL JOHNSON’S 2005 50P COIN https://t.co/2G1JTg4slY

@TiffanyDesiree6 I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read. – Samuel Johnson #writing #BLOG

@puppiesisland Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea. Samuel Johnson

@5HIELD_ I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/OOGR5riCtC Samuel L. Jackson & Magic Johnson Won’t Invite Jimmy Kimmel on Vacation

@greatmakeups Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. Samuel Johnson #samueljohnson

@ifyousay This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. ~Samuel Johnson #quote #wine #word #thinking

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