Comptonia peregrina

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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
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Inefficient nitrogen resorption in genets of the actinorrhizal nitrogen fixing shrub Comptonia peregrina: physiological ineptitude or evolutionary tradeoff?