black haw


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Related to black haw: Viburnum prunifolium, Cramp Bark

black haw

n.
A deciduous plant (Viburnum prunifolium) of the eastern United States, having clusters of white flowers and blue-black fruits.
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Noun1.black haw - deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexicoblack haw - deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
buckthorn - any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
2.black haw - upright deciduous shrub having frosted dark-blue fruitblack haw - upright deciduous shrub having frosted dark-blue fruit; east and east central North America
genus Viburnum, Viburnum - deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Black Haw (Viburnum prunifolium), one of the larger native shrubs (some consider it a small tree, reaching anywhere from six to thirty feet) grows well in partial shade or sun.
Crampbark (Viburnum opulus) and Black Haw (Viburnum prunifolium) are two herbs that have a remarkable affect in easing menstrual cramps.
Logan In a cave at the mouth of Dead Man's holler Where the wild plums claw and the black haws twine To cover the entrance, thorn and bramble, I tend my kettles and still my shine.