Japanese spurge


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Japanese spurge

n.
A pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis) native to Japan, having leathery toothed leaves and small white flowers and widely cultivated as a groundcover.

Jap′anese spurge′


n.
a low Japanese plant, Pachysandra terminalis, grown as a ground cover.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.Japanese spurge - slow-growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers; grown as a ground cover
pachysandra - any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low-growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover
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Otherwise known as Japanese spurge, it has handsome glossy green - toothed leaves and white flowers in summer.
n it sy ves n ' Otherwise known as Japanese spurge,has handsome glossy green - toothed leaves and white flowers in summer.
Otherwise known as Japanese spurge, it has handsome glossy greentoothed leaves and white flowers in summer.

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