Oregon myrtle


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Oregon myrtle

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Noun1.Oregon myrtle - Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruitOregon myrtle - Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Umbellularia, Umbellularia - aromatic evergreen trees of Pacific coast
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From local, native alders, oaks, Oregon myrtle, and Ponderosa pine to imported London plane tree, bamboo, sycamore, and Southern magnolia, there is much to admire.
Loeb State Park (best known for its Oregon myrtle woodlands).
Who knew that the leaves of an Oregon myrtle can substitute for the laurel in your spaghetti dinner's tomato sauce?

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