trailing arbutus


trailing arbutus

noun

Definition of TRAILING ARBUTUS

:  arbutus 2

First Known Use of TRAILING ARBUTUS

1785

trailing arbutus

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Trailing evergreen plant (Epigaea repens) of the heath family, native to sandy or boggy, acidic woodlands of eastern North America. Its leaves are oblong and hairy, and its white, pink, or rosy flowers grow in dense clusters. It is grown in shady wildflower gardens and as ground cover in terraria.

Variants of TRAILING ARBUTUS

trailing arbutus or mayflower

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