Plants in King Lear

Apple: crabs eating crabs, [1.5.14-20], costard [4.6.238-243]. Corn: [3.6.41-44], [4.4.1-8]. Cuckoo-flowers: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]; Darnel: Lear’s crown [4.4.1-8]. Flax: [3.7.104-108]. Fumitor: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]. Furrow weed: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]. Hardock: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]. Hawthorn: through the sharp hawthorn blows the cold wind, [3.4.45-47], [3.4.93-98]; sap [4.2.35-37]. Hemlock: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]. Lily: lily-livered, [1.2.14-24]. Marjoram: [4.6.86-93]. Nettle: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]. Oak: “oak-cleaving” lightning, [3.2.4-7]. Oats: [5.3.39-40]. Peascod: [1.4.191-197]. Rosemary: [2.3.13-20]. Samphire: [4.6.11-15]. Straw: necessities make vile things precious [3.2.68-71]; [3.4.44]; [4.6.160-168].

General References: plant (v.) [1.1.219-224]; vines of france [1.2.82-86]; hollow tree [2.3.1-3]; hedge-sparrow [1.4.211-214]; buttered hay [2.4.120-124]; bush [2.4.300-302]; green mantle of the standing pool, sallets [3.4.128-135]; corky arms [3.7.30]; idle weeds [4.4.1-8]; weeds in stage direction [4.6.79-80]; garden water-pots [4.6.194-197]; weeds (clothes) [4.7.4-8]; shadow of a tree [5.2.1-4].

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