silk tassel


: a bush or small tree of the genus Garrya with evergreen usually leathery leaves and male and female plants bearing small flowers in hanging racemes: such as
: one (Garrya elliptica) of western Oregon and California that is often grown for its showy racemes of male flowers

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“Silk tassel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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