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 (kôr′əl-bĕr′ē, kŏr′-)
1. A North American deciduous shrub (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) cultivated for its abundant clusters of coral-red, berrylike fruits.
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n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) a small shrub, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, that is native to North America and is cultivated for its berries
2. (Plants) any of several evergreen plants of the genus Ardisia, which are native to Asia and produce berrylike fruits
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(ˈkɔr əlˌbɛr i, ˈkɒr-)

n., pl. -ries.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarposorbiculatus, of the honeysuckle family, having hairy leaves, inconspicuous white flowers, and reddish purple fruit.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.coralberry - North American deciduous shrub cultivated for it abundant clusters of coral-red berrylike fruitscoralberry - North American deciduous shrub cultivated for it abundant clusters of coral-red berrylike fruits
genus Symphoricarpos, Symphoricarpos - deciduous shrubs of North America and Central America and China
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.coralberry - shrub with coral-red berries; Japan to northern India
Ardisia, genus Ardisia - tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Johnswort (Hypericum frondosum) coralberry (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus), glade privet (Forestieria ligustrina), white crownbeard (Verbasina virginica), and/ or white flowered leaf cup (Polymnia candaensis), while the ground is often carpeted by moss (Quarterman 1950).
Buckbrush (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus), also known as coralberry, naturally occurs throughout the eastern two-thirds of the United States.
Deer will go where the most abundant forage is located, whether that resource is wheat, sunflowers, blueberries, forbs, blackgum, coralberry, cranberries, acorn mast, oak buds, shin oak, maple buds, grapes, persimmon, snowberry, honeysuckle, greenbrier, blackberries, sumac bushes or cottonwood.
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5-9 Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 5-7 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 3-8 Bumald spiraea Spiraea x bumalda 3-8 Burkwood viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii 5-8 Bush cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 2-6 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 5-11 Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus 4-9 Chenault coralberry Symphoricarpos x 4-7 chenaultii Chengtu lilac Syringa swenginzowii 5-6 Common box Buxus sempervirens 5-8 Common flowering Chaenomeles speciose 4-8 quince Common lilac Syringa vulgaris 3-7 Common mock orange Philadelphus coronarius 4-8 Common ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 2-7 Common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus 3-7 Common winterberry Ilex verticillata 3-9 Doublefile viburnum Viburnum plicatum var.
(From Boon and Groe, 1990.) BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME Trees--Canopy (over 48') Gleditsia triacanthos common honeylocust Juniperus virginiana Eastern redcedar Populus grandidentata bigtooth aspen Populus tremuloides quaking aspen Quercus ellipsoidalis Northern pin oak Quercus macrocarpa bur oak Trees--Understory (12'-48') Crataegus mollis downy hawthorn Malus ioensis prairie crabapple Prunus americana American plum Prunus virginiana common chokecherry Viburnum prunifolium blackhaw viburnum Shrubs (6'-12') Cornus racemosa gray dogwood Corylus americana American filbert Rhus glabra smooth sumac Shrubs (less than 6') Ribes missouriensis Missouri gooseberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis Western snowberry Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Indiancurrant coralberry