Comptonia peregrina


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Comptonia peregrina: sweet fern
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Comptonia peregrina - deciduous shrub of eastern North America with sweet scented fernlike leaves and tiny white flowers
Comptonia, genus Comptonia - one species: sweet fern
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Inefficient nitrogen resorption in genets of the actinorrhizal nitrogen fixing shrub Comptonia peregrina: physiological ineptitude or evolutionary tradeoff?