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Flowering shrub   /flˈaʊərɪŋ ʃrəb/   Listen
Flowering shrub

Shrub noted primarily for its flowers.

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"Flowering shrub" Quotes from Famous Books

... grew in the same fashion; Billie thought the foliage much like ferns. Here and there, however, was a small flowering shrub; and it was to one of these that a tiny, orange-colored bird ...
— The Devolutionist and The Emancipatrix • Homer Eon Flint

... West extricated his lady from her gallants, and led her away to a pretty haven; not indeed, to a conservatory, since there was none, but to a bewitching nook under the wide stairway, all banked about with palm and fern and pretty flowering shrub. There they sat them down, unseeing and unseen, near yet utterly remote, while in the blood of West beat the intoxicating strains of Straus, not to mention the vintage champagne, to which he had taken ...
— Queed • Henry Sydnor Harrison

Words linked to "Flowering shrub" :   shrub, bird of paradise, golden chain, class Angiospermae, common laburnum, division Anthophyta, bush, Anthophyta, sapphire berry, Angiospermae, paradise flower, Alpine golden chain, Symplocus paniculata, Caesalpinia gilliesii, Poinciana gilliesii, flamboyant tree, poinciana, Scotch laburnum, Poinciana pulcherrima, Laburnum anagyroides, division Magnoliophyta, Asiatic sweetleaf, Laburnum alpinum, Magnoliophyta, pride of barbados, golden rain, Caesalpinia pulcherrima

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