sand myrtle


: a usually low-branching evergreen southeastern U.S. shrub (Leiophyllum buxifolium) of the heath family

Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sand myrtle was in 1814

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“Sand myrtle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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