spurge laurel


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spurge laurel

n.
A low-growing poisonous evergreen shrub (Daphne laureola) native to Eurasia and naturalized in parts of western North America, having glossy leaves and fragrant yellowish-green flowers.
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spurge laurel

n
(Plants) See laurel4
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Noun1.spurge laurel - bushy Eurasian shrub with glossy leathery oblong leaves and yellow-green flowers
daphne - any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers
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spurge laurel

[ˈspɜːdʒˌlɒrəl] Nlauréola f, torvisco m
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PERFECT PERFUME Another British native daphne is Daphne laureola - the spurge laurel with green flowers.
What to look for: Medusahead, Herb Robert, shining geranium, meadow knapweed, spurge laurel, garlic mustard, false brome, water primrose willow, lesser celandine, purple loosestrife, yellow and Maltese starthistles, yellow flag iris.
And the wild thyme said, - Go hang yourself in the spurge laurel. That's the tree of death.