Definition of manzanita
: any of various western North American evergreen shrubs (genus Arctostaphylos) of the heath family with alternate leaves
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Likewise, manzanitas, succulents and other drought-tolerant plants died when exposed to constantly wet soil.
Almost nothing is blooming as early, so nestle them among dwarf evergreens, manzanitas, euonymous or rock features.
The seeds of the green leaf manzanita, for example, are activated by forest fires, and smoke causes Colorado beardtongue seeds to germinate.
There are many species of manzanita (Arctostphylos) that fit any landscape, and some begin booming as early as December.
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Origin and Etymology of manzanita
American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish manzana apple
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
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