Water willow
Water willow Wa"ter wil`low (Bot.) An American aquatic plant ({Dianthera Americana}) with long willowlike leaves, and spikes of small purplish flowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • Willow Glen High School — is a public high school in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose, California, within the San Jose Unified School District. The school was placed 731st in Newsweek s List of the 1,000 Top U.S. Schools (2005). The Rams are the athletic mascot of …   Wikipedia

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