Definition of Chionanthus virginicus
1. Noun. Small bushy tree of southeastern United States having profuse clusters of white flowers.
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Literary usage of Chionanthus virginicus
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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"... stocks about 7 feet high, and beautiful bushes of Chionanthus virginicus (Fringe-tree), carrying an immense number of clusters of pure white flowers. ..."
2. Philadelphia Medical and Physical Journal by Benjamin Smith Barton (1806)
"... shrub, plant, or flower, he would, in a modest manner, say, " did you not find it in such a county, and in such and such a * chionanthus virginicus. ..."
3. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"12 and 13, 1916. i, Acer platanoides; 2, blade of grass; 3, chionanthus virginicus; 4, Diervilla florida; 5, Forsythia suspensa; 6, ..."
4. Landscape Gardening as Applied to Home Decoration by Samuel T[aylor] Maynard (1899)
"WHITE-FRINGE (chionanthus virginicus). FLOWERING DOGWOOD (Cornus Florida), Fig. 78.—This small tree requires some protection from the hot sun and drying ..."
5. 57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (& Yourself) by Rick Weinzierl (1999)
"Deciduous »hrub», cont Tolerance to Tolerance to Tolerance to Ease of Pest White fringetree, chionanthus virginicus Withered viburnum, Viburnum cassinoides ..."