fetterbush


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fet·ter·bush

 (fĕt′ər-bo͝osh′)
n.
Any of several deciduous or evergreen shrubs of the genera Leucothoe, Lyonia, and Pieris, having clusters of small bell-shaped white or pink flowers.
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Noun1.fetterbush - ornamental evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small white bell-shaped flowers
genus Pieris, Pieris - decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.fetterbush - showy evergreen shrub of southeastern United States with shiny leaves and angled branches and clusters of pink to reddish flowers that resemble an umbelfetterbush - showy evergreen shrub of southeastern United States with shiny leaves and angled branches and clusters of pink to reddish flowers that resemble an umbel
genus Lyonia, Lyonia - evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalaya
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Restoring the property to wetlands will begin this winter, including closing drainage ditches and planting native wetlands species of trees and shrubs, such as sweet bay, pond cypress, black gum, blueberries, honeycup, and fetterbush.
Mature stands are characterized by dense understory vegetation dominated by switch cane, sweet pepperbush, highbush blueberry, fetterbush (Lyonia lucida), and gallberry (llex glabra).
8") was mostly hypericum with small patches of redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana), gallbery (Ilex glabra), fetterbush (Lyonia lucida) and several pine snags (Pinus spp.