Definition of Baccharis halimifolia
1. Noun. A shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts.
Group relationships: Baccharis, Genus Baccharis
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Baccharis halimifolia
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"baccharis halimifolia L. Sp. PI. 860. 1753. A branching glabrous shrub, 3°-io" high, the branch- lets angled, sometimes minutely scurfy. ..."
2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"baccharis halimifolia L. Sp. Pl. 86o (1753). 3992. Baccharis salicina T. & G. FI. NA 2: 258 (1841). 3993. Baccharis Wrightii A. Gray, PI. ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Particularly worthy of note are such common shrubs as baccharis halimifolia, Lycium halimifolium, ..."
4. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"baccharis halimifolia, 402. Baccharis salicina, 402. Balm of Gilead, 89. Balsam, Mountain, 34. Barberry, American, 182. Barberry, European, 182. ..."