tree heath


Definition of tree heath

1 : a shrubby heath (Erica arborea) of the Mediterranean and Caucasian region cultivated for its nearly globular white flowers
2 : an Australian shrub or small tree (Trochocarpa laurina) with white flowers and small purple to black ribbed fruit

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“Tree heath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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