chittamwood


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Noun1.chittamwood - shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United Stateschittamwood - shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada
buckthorn - a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus; fruits are source of yellow dyes or pigments
cascara, cascara sagrada, chittam bark, chittem bark - dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
2.chittamwood - deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexicochittamwood - deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
buckthorn - any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
3.chittamwood - shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke
smoke bush, smoke tree - any of several shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Cotinus
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Other trees in the canyon include Juniperus virginiana (eastern red cedar), Sapindus drummondii (soapberry), Ulmus (elm), Sideroxylon lanuginosum (chittamwood), and Quercus macrocarpa (bur oak).
americana), mustang grape, and chittamwood (Sideroxylon languinosum) showed similarity between floodplain forests of the Bosque and San Antonio rivers (Bush and Van Auken, 1984; Van Auken and Bush, 1985).
Common Name Scientific Name Box elder Acer negundo Chittamwood Bumelia lanuginosa Pecan Carya illinoensis Sugar hackberry Celtis laevigata American hackberry Celtis occidentalis Rough-leaf dogwood Cornus drummondii Hawthorn Crataegus spp.

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