rose acacia


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rose acacia

rose acacia

n
(Plants) a leguminous shrub, Robinia hispida, of the southern US, having prickly branches bearing clusters of red scentless flowers. See also locust2
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Noun1.rose acacia - large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowersrose acacia - large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowers
genus Robinia, Robinia - deciduous flowering trees and shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
References in classic literature ?
The songs of the birds were heard in an aviary hard by, and the branches of laburnums and rose acacias formed an exquisite framework to the blue velvet curtains.
Other lesser-known locusts include the rose acacia (Robinia hispidas) from the southeast United States and the clammy locust (Robinia viscosa) from North Carolina.