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
References in periodicals archive ?
Fetterbush (Lyonia lucida) is a widespread shrub of the southeastern coastal plain, ranging from Virginia to Florida, with an outlying population in Cuba (Flora of North America, 1993).
8") was mostly hypericum with small patches of redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana), gallbery (Ilex glabra), fetterbush (Lyonia lucida) and several pine snags (Pinus spp.
Black mangrove Avicennia germinans Hazel alder Alnus serrulata River birch Betula nigra Swamp dogwood Cornus foemina Titi Cyrilla racemiflora Fetterbush Lyonia lucida Oaks Quercus spp.