red osier


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red osier

n.
A shrubby North American dogwood (Cornus sericea) having red branches, clusters of small white flowers, and bluish-white fruit.
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red osier

n
(Plants) any of several willow trees that have red twigs used for basketwork
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red′ o′sier


n.
a North American dogwood, Cornus sericea (or C. stolonifera), having red twigs and branches and white fruits.
Also called red′-o`sier dog′wood.
[1800–10, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red osier - common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
2.red osier - Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin
genus Salix, Salix - a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
osier - any of various willows having pliable twigs used in basketry and furniture
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The best shrubs for shade in our yard are Hydrangea arborescens, 'Annabelle'; Japanese yew; common elderberry; and red osier dogwood.
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The shrubland alliance includes northern red osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera) and willows (Salix spp.) while the herbaceous alliance type contains hydrophilic plant species.
There were also pincherries, alders, willows, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, roses, and even the occasional red osier dogwood.