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(Plants) any rosaceous evergreen spiny shrub of the genus Pyracantha, of SE Europe and Asia, having bright red or orange fruits: cultivated for ornament



any thorny shrub of the genus Pyracantha, rose family, with evergreen foliage and orange berries.
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Noun1.firethorn - any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berriesfirethorn - any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries
genus Pyracantha - Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The threat of lightning in the area quickly turned to heavy rain and hail storms and while every effort was made to get play completed on time, 42 players will return to the Firethorn Course to complete their rounds at 7.
Sharma has five wins on the Professional Golf Tour of India but has never won on a major circuit and may never have a better chance, with a softened Firethorn Course and preferred lies offering ample scoring opportunities in Johannesburg.
Pulkkanen opened with a 65 on the Bushwillow Course and started his round on the Firethorn Course with six birdies before adding two more on the 11th and 12th.
Dereck AONE of my favourites is pyracantha, above, or firethorn, which grows well and looks dazzling as it bursts with loads of bright red or orange berries.
For spots that don't get much sun, you could go with clematis, honeysuckle, ivy, hydrangea petiolaris, or pyracantha - also known as firethorn.
As tough as old boots, thorny pyrancantha, or firethorn, should be in your top ten must-grow plants.
But beside the autumn leaf colours we also have fruits and berries, firethorn with its bright red and orange berry, vibrant red rosehips and apples glistening with morning dew.
Firethorn Holdings LLC, led by Joshua Huffman, acquired the 44,460-SF complex that also is home to John's Gym and Young's Jewelers.
For a quick-growing hedge or against a wall, Pyracantha, the firethorn, is probably best and can be clipped to a neat shape.
9 Stay out of those trees to avoid misery CAMELL Conned me i thinking it would be eLIA into easy 10 WHITE DOGWOOD The gods were smiling on me at Amen corner as I claimed a par but this tough hole can be hellish 11 GOLDEN BELL This iconic hole has claimed some famous victims and I joined them by going in the drink 12 AZALEA e me feel like Phil Mickelson it too far by missing the putt 13 Approach shot mad but I took i CHINESE FIR The sloping greens here are more suitable for skiing than golf - I took four putts to get down 14 FIRETHORN The splash was heard around the world as I decided to fight Firethorn with water 15 REDBUD nning you actually want to an drink it all in once again 16 This hole is so stun hit water so you ca NANDINA I shared the plight of Dwight by barking up the wrong tree.
The hawthorns, shadbush, firethorn, cotoneaster, spirea, potentilla and numerous other edible and ornamental plants also belong to this extended family -- the rose or Rosaceae group.