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Kalmia  n.  (Bot.) A genus of North American shrubs with poisonous evergreen foliage and corymbs of showy flowers. Called also mountain laurel, ivy bush, lamb kill, calico bush, etc.

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... rows of brown-bolled cotton plants, among the fodder-stacks, and in the forest that stretched from the main road up the mountain-side. It was the season in which the rugged landscape appeared most brilliant; when the kalmia bloomed, the gentian, the primrose, the yellow daisy, the woodbine, and the golden-disked aster still lingered in sunny spots. It was the season in which the leaves of the maple were as red ...
— Westerfelt • Will N. Harben

Words linked to "Kalmia" :   calico bush, mountain laurel, Kalmia angustifolia, Kalmia latifolia, American laurel, wood laurel, lambkill, sheep laurel, Kalmia polifolia

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