Arbutus menziesii


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Noun1.Arbutus menziesii - evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berriesArbutus menziesii - evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning
arbutus - any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America
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Arbutus menziesii Pursh is known from the west coast of North America, but the greatest species diversity of the genus is found in Mexico, where seven species with an extraordinary diversity of forms and confused taxonomy are known.
Take care not to buy Arbutus andrachne, which is similar to unedo but too tender to flourish in the North, or Arbutus menziesii, which grows to 15m (50ft).
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